COVID-19 in Brazil
Mismanagement of the COVID-19 crisis increases food insecurity in India and Brazil

Food insecurity has worsened across the world during this pandemic with countries like India and Brazil exhibiting systemic failure, forcing people to depend on voluntarism

25 people killed in the second deadliest police operation in Rio de Janeiro’s history

Residents of Jacarezinho, in Rio’s northern zone, report shootouts, home invasions, and bodies

Brazilian agency’s decision to delay authorization is political, says Sputnik V team

The Russian laboratory has provided scientific studies and affirms that the vaccine is safe

Brazil may reach 1 million COVID-19 casualties by October 2021

According to an independent report conducted in Russia, the Latin American country is experiencing a third wave of infection

Pandemic in Brazil: app delivery laborers report worsening working conditions

Workers claim that demands put forth during 2020’s unprecedented strike have not been met and rates are even lower

Brazil breaks record with 4,195 deaths from COVID-19 in 24 hours

As Brazil breaks records with numbers of deaths and confirmed cases, a study done by PoderData reveals that significant sectors of Brazilian society believe that Bolsonaro is responsible for the health crisis

Brazil’s deadliest weekend of the pandemic: 5,000 dead and 130,000 new cases

On Saturday March 27, the country ended its worst week yet in number deaths and new cases since outset of the pandemic

Bolsonaro’s disapproval rating breaks new record at 54%, Datafolha shows

The study also reveals that 43% of the population blames the president for the worsening COVID-19 crisis

Brazilian judge annuls criminal convictions against Lula da Silva and other stories

In today’s episode we take a look at the decision by a Brazilian Supreme Court Judge annulling the criminal convictions against former president Lula da Silva, the start of the trial of former police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd, the upcoming vote of confidence in Libya, the protests across Latin America and the Carribbean on International Women’s Day, and the possible reasons behind the explosion of the SpaceX SN10 Starship rocket

Removing Bolsonaro from office is a feminist task in Brazil

There is only one way to stop the death, hunger, and unemployment that haunt us, a reality for thousands of Brazilian households: Bolsonaro and all his corrupt, militarized government must be immediately impeached, writes historian Maria Fernanda Marcelino

Covaxin trials: What 81% “interim efficacy” means

Bharat Biotech has claimed in a press release that its Covid-19 vaccine candidate, Covaxin, showed 81% efficacy in the “first interim analysis” of phase-3 trials.

Brazil sees worst COVID-19 numbers since the start of the pandemic

The pandemic’s trajectory in the nation has been characterized by political controversies, the absence of a national plan to combat the illness, and the dismissal of preventive measures.

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