Science and Health Editor, Folha de São Paulo (São Paulo, Brazil)
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Mariana Versolato is the deputy editor of the Science, Health and Environment sections at Folha de São Paulo. She is interested in tropical diseases, public health care systems, astronomy and how to communicate with audiences in the digital era. Versolato, who started her journalism career in the training program at Folha, was the editor of a multimedia project examining the Zika virus, its origins, newborn victims and the international effort to combat the disease. Her prior positions at Folha include reporter and assistant editor. She has a degree in journalism from São Paulo State University.