Brazil COVID cases halt exponential rise, though 'fight' continues - WHO


  • World
  • Saturday, 18 Jul 2020

GENEVA (Reuters) - Coronavirus infections in Brazil no longer appear to be rising exponentially but the country is "still in the middle of this fight" as new cases and deaths grow by thousands every day, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.

Brazil, at the epicentre of Latin America's growing epidemic, on Thursday passed the mark of 2 million confirmed COVID-19 cases, amid growing anger over President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the outbreak.

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