Brazil registers 54,022 new cases of coronavirus and 1,648 COVID-19 deaths

FILE PHOTO: Graves of people who passed away due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are pictured at the Parque Taruma cemetery in Manaus, Brazil May 20, 2021. REUTERS/Bruno KellyBRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil registered 54,022 new COVID-19 cases and 1,648 new deaths in the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday. This brings the total in Brazil to nearly […]

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Brazil hospitals pushed to limit as COVID-19 death toll soars

BRASILIA/PORTO ALEGRE (Reuters) – Hospitals in Brazil’s main cities are reaching capacity, health officials warned, as the country recorded the world’s highest COVID-19 death toll over the past week, triggering tighter restrictions on Thursday in its most populous state.Patients are pictured in the emergency room of the Nossa Senhora da Conceicao hospital that is overcrowding because of the coronavirus disease […]

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Brazil tops 4 mn cases as probe launched into origin of virus

Brazil surpassed four million coronavirus cases on Thursday, as an international panel looking into the global response to the pandemic vowed to uncover how it was able to spread worldwide. “This is a strong panel poised to ask the hard questions,” said former Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, co-chair of the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPR), which […]

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Brazil passes 50,000 deaths from coronavirus: official

Brazil on Sunday said it had registered more than 50,000 deaths from the coronavirus outbreak as well as about one million infections, as the second worst-affected country in the world struggles to control the disease. The Ministry of Health reported 641 new deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 50,617, with 1,085,038 recorded infections. Brazil is the […]

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Brazil loses second health minister in a month as coronavirus outbreak grows

Brazil lost its second health minister in a month on Friday after President Jair Bolsonaro demanded wider use of unproven anti-malarial drugs to fight the coronavirus outbreak, adding to turmoil in one of the pandemic’s worst global hotspots. Brazilians banged pots from windows and health experts reacted with outrage at the resignation of Nelson Teich, the second doctor to leave […]

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Brazil’s Supreme Court overturns rules limiting gay men from donating blood

Brazil’s Supreme Court has overturned rules that limit gay and bisexual men from donating blood in a decision considered a human rights victory for LGBT+ people in the country. The move came as more nations review restrictions on blood donations imposed during the 1980s HIV/AIDS crisis, with some countries imposing blanket bans, some waiting periods after gay sex, and others […]

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“Dr. butt” on the run: woman dies after illegal Butt surgery in Brazil

You want to let your buttocks plump up and paid for it with their lives. After an illegal Operation in the apartment of a doctor, the patient died. A prominent Brazilian Schönheitschirurgmit the nickname Dr. Popo is after the death of a patient on the run. Denis Furtado is searched according to the authorities since Tuesday by the police because […]

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