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In our news wrap Thursday, the COVID emergency is growing ever more desperate in India as new infections top 400,000 for a second time, with nearly 4,000 deaths in 24 hours. French President Emmanuel Macron voiced support for releasing COVID…
By Simon Ostrovsky, Charles Lyons
Brazil formalized a criminal investigation last week into President Jair Bolsonaro’s response to the pandemic. It could lead to his impeachment. The country just passed 400,000 total fatalities so far, with no significant slowdown in sight. With support from the…
In our news wrap Friday, the U.S. will restrict travel from India as it sends aid to help with the country's spike in COVID-19 infections. Brazil's health minister appealed to other countries to share spare vaccines as they struggle to…
By Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press
Brazil on Thursday became the second country to officially top 400,000 COVID-19 deaths, losing another 100,000 lives in just one month, as some health experts warn there may be gruesome days ahead when the Southern Hemisphere enters winter.
By David Biller, Maria Cheng, Joshua Goodman, Associated Press
The number of lives lost, as compiled by Johns Hopkins University, is about equal to the population of Kyiv, Ukraine; Caracas, Venezuela; or metropolitan Lisbon, Portugal. It is bigger than Chicago (2.7 million) and equivalent to Philadelphia and Dallas combined.
By Mauricio Savarese, Débora Álvares, Associated Press
Foes and allies of President Jair Bolsonaro are pleading for him to change course to stem a recent surge of the virus, but he continues to refuse restrictions on activity and promotes unproven cures for the disease.
By David Biller, Débora Álvares, Associated Press
Brazil's hospitals are faltering as a highly contagious coronavirus variant tears through the country.
Amid the government’s stumbling vaccine rollout, many moneyed Brazilians want to find a swift path to vaccination, sparking backlash from some public health experts and igniting debate on social media, editorial pages and talk shows.
By Diane Jeantet, Associated Press
Conclusion of the program means environmental agencies will once again be responsible for monitoring the country's rainforest.
In our news wrap Monday, Russia's President Vladmir Putin condemned mass protest in support of jailed opposition leader Alexi Navalny, President Biden suggests that the nation could soon vaccinate 1.5 million people a day against COVID-19, Dominion Voting Systems is…
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