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Brazil faces dark week as Covid-19 toll rises

Brazil appears to be entering another dark week, as coronavirus cases grow by the thousands and controversy swells around President Jair Bolsonaro.

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White House brings forward Brazil travel restrictions by two days

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Monday brought forward by two days restrictions on travel to the United States

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Peru seemed to do everything right. So how did it become a Covid-19 hotspot?

Peru's President Martin Vizcarra declared on March 15 a nationwide state of emergency that included mandatory self-quarantine, and shuttered the country's borders. But the virus surged all the same.

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White House announces new travel restrictions on Brazil

President Donald Trump has issued a proclamation suspending entry into the US for any individual who has been in Brazil within 14 days immediately preceding their attempt to enter the United States.

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Brazil's Bolsonaro says he expects top court to end probe into his conduct over police

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro expects the Supreme Court to find no wrongdoing and end an investigation

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Europe lifts virus shutters as Japan ends emergency

Europeans flocked to parks, gyms and pools on Monday as more countries eased coronavirus restrictions, while Japan lifted its state

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Brazil Toughens Rules to Avoid U.S.-Style Disruptions

(Bloomberg) -- Brazil, the biggest exporter of beef and chicken, is betting on a new set of safety standards to

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Hydroxychloroquine: WHO suspends clinical trial of drug touted by Trump as 'coronavirus cure' over safety fears

A clinical trial of malaria drug hydroxychloroquine has been suspended by the World Health Organisation amid safety concerns, the body's

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White House imposes travel ban on Brazil

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Donald Trump on Sunday further limited travel from the world’s coronavirus hotspots by denying entry to foreigners coming from Brazil, which is second to the United States in the number of confirmed cases. Trump had already banned certain travelers from China, Europe, the United Kingdom and Ireland and, to a lesser extent, […]

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Emerging Markets Are Stumbling as Old Bugbear Gatecrashes Party

(Bloomberg) -- Just as early bets on an emerging-market recovery start fueling appetite for stocks and currencies, an old bugbear

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Brazilian mayor launches furious attack on 'stupid' Bolsonaro over coronavirus response

The mayor of a Brazilian city that has been badly hit by the coronavirus has rounded on Jair Bolsonaro, saying the President is "co-responsible" for the nation's vast death count.

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What you need to know about coronavirus on Monday, May 25

The message from Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus task force coordinator, could not have been any clearer. Wearing

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U.S. limits travel from Brazil amid worsening coronavirus outbreak

WASHINGTON/BRASILIA (Reuters) - The White House on Sunday said it was restricting travel from Brazil to the United States, two

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Bolsonaro joins protesters as Brazil political scandal heats up amid pandemic

By Gabriela Mello (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday hailed supporters rallying in the country's capital to back

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Coronavirus: Trump bans travel from Brazil after it becomes Covid-19 hotspot

Donald Trump has issued an order to restrict travel to Brazil, as the South American nation has emerged as the

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South America named coronavirus hotspot

MADRID: Spain said on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) it would let in foreign tourists and restart top league football in the coming weeks, accelerating Europe’s exit from strict coronavirus lockdowns, even as the disease continued its deadly surge in parts of South America. Brazil saw its death toll passing 22,000 on Saturday from more than […]

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What you need to know about coronavirus on Sunday, May 24

Houses of worship have become the latest coronavirus battleground in the United States. President Donald Trump declared them "essential" on

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Brazil, sixth worst-hit in world, sees Covid-19 curve steepening

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has increased to over 5.3 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

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Brazil registers 965 new coronavirus deaths, confirmed cases hit 347,398

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil registered 965 new coronavirus deaths on Saturday, taking the total number of fatalities to 22,013,

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What coronavirus? Brazil cabinet video triggers outcry

On April 22, Brazil was fast becoming a new coronavirus flashpoint, but President Jair Bolsonaro and his cabinet barely mentioned

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Spain to reopen to tourists as South America named virus hotspot

Spain said on Saturday it would let in foreign tourists and restart top league football in the coming weeks, accelerating

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Report: Brazil's indigenous people are dying at an alarming rate from Covid-19

Far from hospitals and often lacking basic infrastructure, Brazil's indigenous people are dying at an alarming rate from Covid-19 with little help in sight.

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Bolsonaro calls coronavirus a 'little flu.' Inside Brazil's hospitals, doctors know the horrifying reality

In Brazil's largest and most badly infected city, coronavirus has yet to peak, yet already the healthcare system is crumbling visibly around us. As doctors struggle valiantly to save lives, the country's President, Jair Bolsonaro, seems more focused on another sick patient: his country's economy.

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What you need to know about coronavirus on Saturday, May 23

It's not just that hydroxychloroquine doesn't help Covid-19 patients. The drug makes them sicker. A comprehensive study published yesterday in

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Covid-19: WHO calls South America 'a new epicenter' as Brazil's total surpass 330,000

Brasilia, May 23(UNI) The total number of Covid-19 cases in Brazil has climbed to 330,890, which means that the South American country has emerged as the country with the second-highest number of Corona virus infections in the world, only behind the United States.

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