Tag: Coronavirus

Members of the Uru-eu-wau-wau stand at the edge of their territory. Image courtesy of the Uru-eu-wau-wau

How an Amazon Tribe in Brazil Took Control of Their Own Story and Escaped Covid

When the Uru-eu-wau-wau were first contacted in 1981, disease and death followed shortly thereafter. ...

Coronavac, the Brazilian-produced vaccine used in the study

Brazil’s Unprecedented Experiment Cuts 95% of Covid-related Deaths

Brazil’s prestigious Butantan Institute released the results of a study carried out between February ...

The pandemic blew up some carefully constructed 'polycules.' Bilyana Stoyanovska/EyeEm via Getty Images

It Isn’t Easy Being a Polyamorous in These Times of Pandemic

A few years ago I started conducting interviews with over 100 people about their ...

Cemetery workers are forced to don protective clothing during a funeral service in the state of Manaus

Enough with the Fussiness, Stop the “Mimimi”, Blurts Out Brazilian President Faced with Covid

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said that people needed to “stop whining” about COVID-19 in ...

A municipal health worker and an environmental military police officer carry the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine to an Indigenous hut in Manaus, Brazil. - REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Pastors in Brazil Telling Amazon Indians Covid Vaccine Will Turn Them into Alligators

Medical teams working to immunize Brazil’s remote indigenous villages against the coronavirus have encountered ...

Candidates backed by Brazil's Bolsonaro sink in local elections

President Bolsonaro and the Workers Party the Big Losers in Brazil Elections

Shaken by the world’s second deadliest coronavirus outbreak and a deep economic crisis, Brazilians ...

Forest Guardian Paulo Guajajara watches a loggers shack burn - Thomson Reuters Foundation/Max Baring

One Year After Guardian of the Forest’s Murder Nothing Has Changed in the Brazilian Amazon

Illegal loggers are operating unchecked in Brazil’s Amazon as coronavirus rages despite government vows ...