Coronavirus resurgence in Brazil Amazon’s largest city dashes hope for herd immunity

The largest city in Brazil’s Amazon has closed bars and river beaches to contain a fresh surge of coronavirus cases, a trend that may dash theories that Manaus was one … Read More

Coronavirus forces Rio de Janeiro to delay Carnival for first time in 108 years

Rio de Janeiro delayed its annual Carnival parade, saying Thursday night that the global spectacle cannot go ahead in February because of Brazil’s continued vulnerability to the coronavirus pandemic. Rio’s … Read More

Brazil’s Bolsonaro under fire for not pushing mandatory coronavirus vaccine

Critics of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro are again speaking out against the leader’s stance on the coronavirus pandemic, this time rejecting his view that vaccination for the virus shouldn’t be … Read More

Brazil’s leader Bolsonaro says no one will be forced to take coronavirus vaccine

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has consistently downplayed the severity of the coronavirus outbreak, said on Monday that nobody will be forced to have the vaccine against the pandemic once … Read More

Brazil records 566 new coronavirus deaths over past 24 hours

Brazil registered 566 additional coronavirus deaths over the past 24 hours and 16,158 new cases, the Health Ministry said on Sunday evening. The nation has now registered 120,828 deaths attributed … Read More

‘I regret all the deaths,’ Brazil’s Bolsonaro says as over 100,000 die from coronavirus

Brazil surpassed a grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from COVID-19 on Saturday night, and five months after the first reported case the country has not shown signs of crushing the … Read More

Global coronavirus cases are on the rise. But not everywhere.

The world is seeing an uptick in novel coronavirus cases. So far, 16.3 million people have been infected with the virus across the globe while 650,918 people have died, according … Read More

Coronavirus cases spike in Texas as U.S. military medics deploy in California

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Teams of military medics were deployed in Texas and California to help hospitals deluged by coronavirus patients, as Miami area authorities began stepping up enforcement Friday … Read More

Coronavirus: India surpasses 1M cases, Israel reimposes restrictions to tackle new surge

MITO, Japan — A return of stringent coronavirus restrictions in Israel, another daily record of reported cases in Japan’s capital and outbreaks in remote areas such as China’s Xinjiang region … Read More

Coronavirus cases top 1 million in Brazil as Beijing sees drop in new infections

China‘s capital recorded a further drop in coronavirus cases amid tightened containment measures, while Brazil surpassed 1 million confirmed infections, second only to the United States. Europe, in contrast, continues … Read More

Brazil becomes just second country to pass 1 million coronavirus cases

Brazil passed 1 million coronavirus cases on Friday and approached 50,000 deaths, a new nadir for the world’s second worst-hit country as it struggles with a tense political climate and … Read More

Bolsonaro’s concealment of Brazilian coronavirus data a survival move: experts

As the coronavirus claims tens of thousands of lives in Brazil, President Jair Bolsonaro is focused on ensuring his political survival and mobilizing his far-right supporters to do so. With … Read More

Brazil takes down months of coronavirus data from website as COVID-19 deaths rise

Brazil removed from public view months of data on its COVID-19 epidemic on Saturday, as President Jair Bolsonaro defended delays and changes to official record-keeping of the world’s second-largest coronavirus … Read More

Brazil seeks to reopen despite reporting over 1,000 coronavirus deaths daily

Brazil registered a record number of daily deaths from the novel coronavirus for a second consecutive day, according to Health Ministry data released on Wednesday, even as city and state authorities … Read More

Coronavirus: U.S. travel ban on Brazil to start Tuesday, 2 days earlier than announced

By Staff Reuters Posted May 25, 2020 9:09 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The White House on Monday brought forward … Read More

Coronavirus engulfs Latin America as Brazil, Mexico report record surges in cases

Brazil and Mexico on Thursday reported a record one-day rise in new coronavirus cases, just as leaders of both countries intensified attempts to reopen their economies even as the spread … Read More

Biggest threat to Brazil’s coronavirus response may be its own leader: medical journal

The biggest threat to Brazil’s ability to successfully combat the spread of the coronavirus and tackle the unfolding public health crisis is the country’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, according to British … Read More

Coronavirus: Struggles in U.S., Brazil show fight against COVID-19 not over yet

Even as countries moved forward Wednesday with easing their coronavirus restrictions and restarting their economies, a large cluster of infections linked to a market in India and the first lockdown … Read More

Brazil eyes restart of soccer games, businesses as coronavirus cases top 66,000

Brazil’s government is working on a plan to gradually reopen economic activity that has been shuttered in efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus, and hopes professional soccer matches … Read More

Brazil’s Bolsonaro calls coronavirus ‘a little flu,’ claims strong measures unnecessary

Even as coronavirus cases mount in Latin America’s largest nation, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has staked out the most deliberately dismissive position of any major world leader, calling the pandemic … Read More

Brazil leader wants to end social distancing even as cases soar past 3,400

Brazil on Friday barred all non-resident foreigners from entering the country via its airports to slow the spread of the coronavirus, but President Jair Bolsonaro urged Brazilians to return to … Read More

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