Brazil Surges to Second in Coronavirus Cases Worldwide
23 Mai, 2020, 11:43 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau
Brazil is the "most affected", and authorities there have approved broad use of the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine for treatment of COVID-19, he said.
"The virus has now spread to every country in the continent since the first case was confirmed in the region 14 weeks ago", the World Health Organization said in a statement, noting there were 3,100 confirmed deaths on the vast continent.
Brazil was the sixth country in the world with the most deaths, behind the US, UK, Italy, Spain and France, and has surpassed the 10,000 fatalities mark less than two months after the confirmation of the first on March 17.
Nine African countries had 50% rises in cases in the past week, while others have seen a decline or have stable rates, Ryan said.
Relatives attend burial for a person who died due to Covid-19 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The surge came as the World Health Organization declared South America "a new epicenter" of the pandemic.
For the reason that pandemic broke out final December, greater than 5.2 million folks have been sickened and a few 338,000 killed worldwide, making it one of many deadliest viral outbreaks for the reason that 1918 Spanish Flu.
As the toll mounted, grave-diggers at a cemetery outside Sao Paulo scrambled to keep up.
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"What's perverse is that a lot of the people who are exposing themselves to the virus are doing it because they don't have a choice". "It doesn't stop", said one worker at Vila Formosa, wearing a white protective suit, mask and face shield.
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With this, Brazil has overtaken Russian Federation in circumstances of corona virus an infection.
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