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Getting Comfy with Covid-19 in Brazil

I’ve been having an unusual number of birthdays, several a day in fact. It ...

A signboard with the figure of Jair Bolsonaro and the inscription "Hysteria hurts economy" over him.

Brazil President Keeps Churches Open and Calls Governors Criminals for Imposing Lockdowns

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro blasted as criminals the governors and mayors of Brazil’s largest ...

Cuban doctor Raymond Garcia in Brazil

Cuban Doctors in Brazil Waiting for a Chance to Treat Coronavirus

Raymond Garcia has experience with epidemics. First he treated cholera in Haiti. He battled ...

Waiãpi indigenous children in Amapá state, Brazil. Image by Sam Cowie/Mongabay.

Amazon Indians Fear Coronavirus Amid a Campaign to Convert Them to Christianity

Indigenous leaders in Brazil are acting to avert the devastating impact coronavirus could have ...

A yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti

Experiment with Genetically-Modified Mosquitoes Backfires in Brazil

An attempt to contain the populations of the yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti in ...