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World Jul 16Brazil nears 2 million coronavirus cases, with 75,000 dead
A thousand deaths a day. Since late May, three months after Brazil’s first reported case of the coronavirus, it has recorded more than 1,000 daily deaths on average in a gruesome plateau that has yet to tilt downward.
World Jul 07Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro says he has tested positive for COVID-19 after months of downplaying the virus' severity.
World May 22Surge of new infections show virus accelerating across Latin America
The coronavirus pandemic accelerated across Latin America on Friday, bringing a surge of new infections and deaths, even as curves flattened and reopening was underway in much of Europe, Asia and the United States.
World Apr 28Bolsonaro’s latest crisis threatens Brazil’s virus response
As Brazil careens toward a full-blown public health emergency and economic meltdown, President Jair Bolsonaro has managed to add a third ingredient to the toxic mix: political crisis.
Health Apr 27Brazil may be the next big hot spot as other nations ease up
Brazil is emerging as potentially the next big hot spot for the coronavirus amid President Jair Bolsonaro's insistence that it is just "a little flu" and that there is no need for the sharp restrictions that have slowed the infection's…
World Apr 25Brazil becoming coronavirus hot spot as testing falters
Cases of the new coronavirus are overwhelming hospitals, morgues and cemeteries across Brazil as Latin America’s largest nation veers closer to becoming one of the world's pandemic hot spots.
Health Mar 26Brazil’s governors rise up against Bolsonaro’s outbreak stance
Bolsonaro contends that the clampdown already ordered by many governors will deeply wound Brazil's already beleaguered economy and spark social unrest.
Politics Feb 06Brazil judge rejects hacking accusation against journalist Glenn Greenwald
A judge in Brazil has dismissed accusations that U.S. journalist Glenn Greenwald was involved in hacking phones of officials, following weeks of criticism that his prosecution would infringe on constitutional protections for the press.