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The Zika Virus - What Do Expats In Brazil Need To Know?

Posted by: Scar on Monday October 03, 2016 (14:03:05)   (1706 Reads)
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The Zika virus has been in and out of the news over the last several months, with the World Health Organization (WHO) issuing alerts of potential outbreaks across several South American countries. There is evidence of the virus in 18 countries and regions in Latin American and Caribbean territories.    more ...
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What Are The Health Risks For Expats In Brazil?

Posted by: Carole on Thursday February 05, 2015 (21:55:00)   (1983 Reads)
Brazil has good medical care, especially in the larger cities, where most expats live. Healthcare may be slightly expensive and it is advisable to take out comprehensive health insurance cover upon arrival in the country. Pharmacies are located throughout Brazil and every pharmacy has a licensed pharmacist. Although Brazil is mostly safe for expats and travellers when it comes to medical risks, there are some health concerns that expats should be ...    more ...