The Zika virus is dividing Brazil. Global 3000 reports on the fear of the mosquito-borne virus, which is particularly widespread in the favelas.
The world's only Dengue Fever vaccine poses deadly risks. DW talked to the tropical medicine virologist Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit about the problems of this vaccination.
Rights group Human Rights Watch says Brazil needs to tackle the root causes of the Zika outbreak to avoid a recurrence. It says far too many people still live in conditions that favor the spead of the virus.
A significant fall in the number of new cases of Zika in the first four months of 2017 has led Brazil to declare an end to the health emergency. There are still concerns of what may happen in the US.
This year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry honors a process that allows researchers to study the 3-D structures of vital proteins in living organisms. It's leading to new drugs. But it's shocking… and cold.
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