Coronavirus

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On Saturday May 29, 2021, Brazil saw its biggest public mobilisations since the Coronavirus pandemic began. Hundreds of thousands of protesters, organised in 213 cities …

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By Tereza Cruvinel This is what they were saying on Saturday as hundreds of thousands of people came to the the streets across the …

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By Julinho Bittencourt. Revista Forum. Former Health Minister Artur Chioro, commenting on an excerpt from the testimony of the Butantan Institute’s director, Dimas Covas, …

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By Nathalia Urban The Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) interrupted its production of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine due to lack of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (IFA). The …

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The following interview with Brasil Wire co-editor Brian Mier was conducted by Şerbet Sağlam for the Turkish newspaper Gazete Duvar. Şerbet Sağlam: In the …

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In an article for Scientific American magazine, Brazilian Scientist Miguel Nicolelis compared Brazil’s Coronavirus pandemic to Japan’s 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident, and warns that …

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Whilst the United States rushes to complete the vaccination of its own people, Brazil witnesses massive loss of life. Reduced to pawns in the …

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The Brazilian Senate has approved a bill that allows for the temporary breaking of patents on vaccines, medicines and tests for the duration of …

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Brazilian states attempting to buy Russia’s Sputnik V, and its manufacturer, both denounce regulatory agency Anvisa’s “political decision” to block the vaccine’s importation to …

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U.S. anthropologist Maxine L. Margolis looks at the similarities between the far right leaders Donald Trump and Jair Bolsonaro, and how the Brazilian has …

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