Fioti’s revised version of "Bum Bum Tam Tam" keeps the original melody but the lyrics are not all about the booty. Instead, the remix champions COVID-19 vaccination and the Butantan Institute.
Last week, Across Women's Lives photographer Anne Bailey spent time at a rehabilitation clinic in Recife, Brazil, for babies with microcephaly. She took portraits of a few of them with their parents.
Germana Soares' three-month-old son Guilherme has microcephaly. But she's determined to give him a normal life.
The Olympics could end up costing even more if the budget overrun hits 179 percent — the average cost overrun of the past 17 Olympic games.
Data and scientific studies show that the relationship between poverty and the disease may not be as strong as you thought.
Brazil's surge in microcephaly cases has been widely blamed on the Zika virus. Now some claim it might be caused by pesticides, or even vaccines. We asked an NIH expert to sort out what we know from what we don't.
It's a story about mosquitoes, public health, water and women, which is why The World has sent its Across Womens' Lives team to Brazil. They’re there to report on how Zika fits into the story of Brazilian women’s struggles to improve their lives in a time of rapid and often disturbing environmental change.
This week millions of Brazilians lost access to WhatsApp after a local court ordered a 48-hour, country-wide blackout as part of a secret criminal investigation.
One woman in Rio de Janeiro has personally discovered how much harder and more expensive it is to access an abortion in Brazil now than it was when she was younger. And she says that's a concern for Brazil's democracy.
In Brazil, where the homicide rate is five times higher than in the United States, politicians are debating a law to make it easier for residents, including convicted criminals, to buy guns. A group of conservative lawmakers wants to allow Brazilians to buy up to nine guns a year.
EXPLAINER: Why the impeachment facing Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff actually may be good for Brazil. But will it affect the 2016 Olympics?