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BBC: Brazil Sao Paulo health chief urges lockdown as Covid deaths surge

Health officials in Brazil's most populous state, Sao Paulo, have called on the new health minister to consider imposing a national lockdown...

BBC: Covid-19: Brazil surge reaches new level as daily deaths pass 2,000

Brazil has exceeded 2,000 Covid-related deaths in a single day for the first time, as infection rates soar.

NPR: A New Coronavirus Variant From Brazil Is Found In Minnesota

A new variant of coronavirus first detected in Brazil has been confirmed in Minnesota. The variant was detected by the Minnesota Department...

AP: Brazil’s health agency approves the use of two vaccines

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s health regulator on Sunday approved the urgent use of coronavirus vaccines made by Sinovac and AstraZeneca,...

AP: Brazil tops 2 million coronavirus cases, with 76,000 dead

A thousand deaths a day. Since late May, three months after Brazil’s first reported case of the coronavirus, it...

AP: WhatsApp starts payments in Brazil: Sign of things to come?

Facebook’s WhatsApp chat platform is launching mobile payments in Brazil, a country often used to test out new services because of its...

AP: Virus surge in Brazil brings a coffin shortage, morgue chaos

In Brazil’s bustling Amazon city of Manaus, so many people have died within days in the coronavirus pandemic that coffins had...
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