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By Marcelo Silva de Sousa, Associated Press
The Amazonian city of Manaus in Brazil began administering vaccines against the coronavirus, providing a ray of hope for the rainforest’s biggest city whose health system is collapsing.
By Mauricio Savarese, David Biller, Associated Press
Some hope for Manaus, an isolated city of 2 million people, landed in a Brazilian air force plane on Friday with 6,000 liters of oxygen that are being distributed to hospitals.
In our new wrap Tuesday, U.S. Attorney General William Barr has dealt a fresh blow to President Trump's claims of widespread election fraud, and a key scientific committee told the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that the first COVID-19…
By David Biller, Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press
Infections are increasing from Brazil's biggest cities to the Amazon and there's been rampant speculation the nation could be on track to follow the path of U.S. and Europe, where new cases are spiraling.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has suffered a setback as most of the dozens of candidates he backed for municipal elections failed to secure victories or spots in runoffs.
By Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro overruled his own health minister on Wednesday, rejecting the announced purchase of 46 million doses of CoronaVac, a potential vaccine against COVID-19 being tested in Sao Paulo state.
By David Biller, Associated Press
Brazil has surpassed 5 million confirmed COVID-19 cases and is verging on 150,000 dead. However, Brazilians are burned out on quarantine.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro defended his administration’s record protecting the Amazon rainforest, telling the United Nations’ virtual meeting of global leaders on Tuesday that his country has been wrongly portrayed as an environmental villain.
By Eraldo Peres, Associated Press
Increasing encroachment by illegal loggers and miners on Tembé territory and lax enforcement during President Jair Bolsonaro's administration has prompted their villages to take matters into their own hands.
By Associated Press
Chief Raoni Metuktire, an Indigenous leader who became a symbol of the fight for the preservation of the Amazon forest in Brazil, has been hospitalized with symptoms of pneumonia and tested positive for the new coronavirus.
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