Science, Technology and Innovation are fundamental instruments for the member countries of the United Nations (UN) to reach the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. In line with the 2030 Agenda, institutionalized by the government of the State of São Paulo, FAPESP indexed its portfolio of supported programs and projects to each of the 17 SDGs in order to facilitate access to related research and subsidize public policies in different areas. This website gives access to a set of programs, initiatives and projects supported by FAPESP and in line with the SDGs, as well as hundreds of news and videos about research funded by FAPESP, the results of which have allowed the state of São Paulo to move towards the 2030 Agenda.
Supported by FAPESP and led by a researcher at the Federal University of São Paulo, EPICOVID-19 BR 2 tested 120,000 people in 133 cities between January 25 and April 24, 2021. Amazonas was the state with the highest seroprevalence, with positive test results accounting for 31.4%. The nationwide average was 15%.
Brazilian researchers studied the case of identical twins in which only one sibling was reinfected and developed complications after a second exposure to the virus. Their analysis showed that the adaptive immune response can be different even between individuals with the same genome.