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Brazil COVID-19 death toll passes a quarter million

Brazil‘s COVID-19 outbreak has killed 251,498 people, the Health Ministry reported on Thursday, as it reported 1,541 deaths in the past 24 hours, the second-highest daily death toll since the pandemic hit the country a year ago. With 65,998 new coronavirus cases reported on Thursday, the South American country has now registered 10,390,461 cases, in […]

Brazil says ‘no’ to great reset: ‘Totalitarian social control is not the remedy for any crisis’

[embedded content] Brazil’s minister of foreign affairs says “no” to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) proposed “great reset” agenda, telling the United Nations (UN) special session on COVID-19 that “totalitarian social control is not the remedy for any crisis.” “Those who dislike freedom always try to benefit from moments of crisis to preach the curtailing […]

Brazil’s Amazon riverside communities receive COVID jabs

Health care workers visit the Nossa Senhora Livramento community on the banks of the Rio Negro near Manaus, in northern Brazil’s Amazonas state, to give Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines to elderly members of riverside communities. Brazil has recorded nearly 10 million cases of COVID-19 and 234,000 deaths. 00 Hits: 176

Patients in Brazil were simultaneously infected with TWO coronavirus variants – study

A study in Brazil has found two patients infected by two strains of the novel coronavirus at once. Such cases, in turn, can generate even more new strains of the virus, researchers say. The researchers at Feevale University’s Molecular Microbiology Laboratory have studied the genetic samples from 92 Covid-19 patients across the country’s southern state, […]

Bolsonaro Facing Charges in ICC Following Accusations of ‘Ecocide’ By Brazil’s Indigenous Activists

    Since the election of President Jair Bolsonaro in 2019, Brazil has seen a spike in the destruction of its rainforests and traditional indigenous territory. The Brazilian leader has since had multiple charges of human rights violations leveled against him. Indigenous leaders have called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the Brazilian […]

Brazil’s Indigenous Leaders Sue President Jair Bolsonaro For Crimes Against Humanity

Two of Brazil’s most influential and well-known Indigenous leaders filed an international legal challenge this week against the country’s leader, alleging that far-right President Jair Bolsonaro’s policies toward Indigenous tribes and the Amazon rainforest constitute crimes against humanity. Chief Raoni Metuktire, the leader of the Kayapo people, and Chief Almir Narayamoga Surui, leader of the […]

EU to give flight clearance to Boeing 737 MAX next week following similar moves in US and Brazil

The head of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has said the regulator will remove a ban on Boeing’s 737 MAX plane, which has seen the jet grounded for almost two years after it was involved in two deadly accidents. Speaking on Tuesday, EASA executive director Patrick Ky said the body would publish an […]

Brazil’s Amazon region suffers deadly lack of oxygen supplies amid COVID pandemic

Doctors in a Brazil city are grappling with a shortage of oxygen stocks amid the coronavirus pandemic. Manaus is an isolated city of two million people and it’s difficult to import supplies. The lack of supplemental oxygen is affecting COVID-19 patients and those that don’t have the virus alike. One of the cemeteries in Manaus […]

Brazil airlifts emergency oxygen into pandemic-struck Amazon state

MANAUS/BRASILIA – Brazil’s Air Force flew emergency oxygen supplies on Friday to the jungle state of Amazonas devastated by a resurgent pandemic and the government scrambled to organize nationwide vaccinations while President Jair Bolsonaro said he “should be at the beach.” Doctors in Amazonas were using their own vehicles to transport patients, as locals sought […]

Health Ministry seeks hotel quarantine for Brazil travelers over variant fears

The Health Ministry on Thursday called for travelers coming from Brazil to quarantine at state-run facilities due to concerns over a coronavirus variant believed to come from the South American country. “Recently it was reported that the variant from Brazil was also discovered in Japan among those returning from Brazil. This variant also has mutations […]

In Bolsonaro’s Brazil, Trump’s Capitol Riot Felt Like A Warning From The Future

To many Brazilians, Trump’s conspiracy-fueled riots sparked worries that far-right President Jair Bolsonaro’s 2022 election may lead to similarly violent outbursts. Source 00 Hits: 0

Crowdsourcing NGO purchases 700 acres in Brazil, Kenya for conservation

For the fifth consecutive year, members of This is My Earth (TiME) have successfully raised enough money through crowdsourcing to buy land internationally and turn it into a protected area, saving dozens of endangered species in the process. TiME was established by Prof. Uri Shanas from the Department of Biology and the Environment at the […]

Brazil: Supreme Court Rules COVID Vaccine Can Be MANDATORY

A Reuters photo essay celebrates how residents of Wuhan are enjoying nightclubs and street parties without the need for masks or social distancing even as much of the rest of the world continues to labor under lockdown. The article notes how young people living in the original epicenter of COVID-19 are now frolicking around in […]

Brazil’s Drug Approval Agency: China ‘Not Transparent’ About Coronavirus Vaccine Candidate

The Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa), which approves pharmaceutical drugs for use, accused the government of China on Monday of being “not transparent” in its development of its primary Chinese coronavirus vaccine candidate. The Communist Party is promoting “CoronaVac,” a vaccine candidate by the Chinese company Sinovac, as an alternative to international vaccine candidates. It is […]

More questions than relief: Brazil vaccination plan promises jab to less than quarter of population, no timetable set

Brazilian authorities have rolled out a vaccination plan which has been met with skepticism due to the lack of concrete data, and was even criticized by the researchers who helped to draw it up. Local media noted that Brazil’s plan has no specific launch date in mind for the vaccinations and does not detail the […]

Bus FALLS from a bridge in Brazil to train tracks below, killing at least 17 (VIDEO)

Twelve people died on the scene and five more in the hospital later, after a bus fell off an overpass in Brazil to the railroad tracks below. The driver of the bus jumped out and fled the scene, police said. The accident on Friday shut off a portion of route BR-381 in João Monlevade, a […]

45 arrested across Europe and Brazil as authorities seize ‘record haul’ of cocaine

Forty-five people have been arrested in a major international operation against a drug-trafficking network between Brazil and Europe, Europol announced on Friday. The European police agency also revealed that more than 52 tonnes of cocaine were also seized by law enforcement agencies. Three continents were involved in the investigation to find the “record haul”, which […]

Protests erupt in Brazil after black man beaten to death by supermarket security

Demonstrators across several Brazilian cities protested the death of a Black man who died after being beaten by supermarket security guards in the city of Porto Alegre, on the eve of Friday’s Black Consciousness Day observations. The protests were sparked by videos showing Joao Alberto Silveira Freitas being beaten by guards outside a Carrefour supermarket. […]

Killing of black man at supermarket on eve of Brazil’s Black Consciousness Day sparks protests

A black man died after being beaten by supermarket security guards in the Brazilian city of Porto Alegre on the eve of Friday’s Black Consciousness Day observations, sparking outrage after videos of the incident circulated on social media. A short clip showed one guard restraining João Alberto Silveira Freitas just outside the doors of a […]

Plane with first doses of CoronaVac vaccine lands in Brazil

Brazil has received its first batch of the Chinese-made CoronaVac vaccine despite a political and diplomatic row over whether to use it. The vaccine arrived in Brazil through an agreement with the Butantan Institute, attached to the São Paulo government, and became the subject of a dispute between the far-right president Jair Bolsonaro and Sao […]

The BEST Protection Against Viruses….Brazil Nut a Day Keeps Virus AWAY! (Neutraceuticals…Using Nutrition For Good Health!)

https://www.latestly.com/lifestyle/health-wellness/as-coronavirus-spreads-here-are-anti-viral-foods-you-must-eat-to-build-your-immune-system-and-keep-pneumonia-like-diseases-at-bay-1576588.html4. BrazilNuts. Brazilnuts can be excellent to boost your immune system’s killer cells. They are rich in selenium that enhances the ability of your white blood cells to defeat viruses. Coronavirus Age-Wise Mortality Rate: Why Patients Below 40 Years of Age Should Worry Less About COVID-19 Outbreak. 5. Chickpeas https://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/10-foods-that-fight-flus-and-colds.htmlLike tuna, Brazilnuts are a great source of selenium. Selenium is a […]

Brazil: Municipal Elections Promise Gains For Left

Above photo: Porto Alegre mayoral candidate Manuela D’Ávila (PC do B) with her running mate, Miguel Rosseto (PT). Losses expected for Bolsonaro. Sunday’s elections promise to provide solid, but not breathtaking advances for the Brazilian left. On the other hand, all signs show that it will be a day of huge losses for the coalition tied to […]

Israel Chemicals, eyeing ‘foothold in major market,’ buys Brazil plant nutrition firm

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Volunteer in Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine Trial DIES in Brazil

A volunteer in the AstraZeneca and University of Oxford’s coronavirus vaccine trial has died, the country’s health authority Anvisa announced on Wednesday. G1 Rio in Brazil confirmed the volunteer to be Dr João Pedro R. Feitosa, a 28-year-old from Rio De Janeiro. A spokesperson from AstraZeneca declined to comment on the volunteer, citing “medical confidentiality and clinical trial […]

Brazil’s Sao Paulo Pushes For Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations

    The head of Brazil’s most populous state has promised that the vaccination for Covid-19 will be compulsory for its residents. The statement quickly led to a clash with the country’s president. Sao Paulo Governor Joao Doria told reporters that immunization will start once the vaccine is authorized by the National Health Surveillance Agency […]

Greenpeace raises a statue of Brazil’s Bolsonaro in burnt Pantanal wetlands

Greenpeace activists raised a four-metre statue of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday (October 7) to denounce his environmental policies. The statue was erected in the burnt wetlands of Pantanal, in Brazil’s Mato Grosso do Sul region. Twelve per cent of the Pantanal wetlands — the world’s largest wetlands and a UNESCO heritage site — […]

Brazil’s Landless Workers Persist Through Agroecology

The rural movement, up against great odds, has become a global model for greater land access and agrarian reform. Just off one of the main highways that crosses the Brazilian state of Paraná, there’s a narrow dirt road that’s easy to miss if you’re not looking for it. The road is bordered on both sides […]

Brazil, Israel to join global vaccine facility, as UAE, Chile also sign up

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Brazil has one Hillel house for young Jews. Now it has its own facility.

Brazil has one Hillel house for young Jews. Now it has its own facility. – Jewish Telegraphic Agency Skip to content Advertisement Advertisement 00 Hits: 1

More than 100,000 people have died of COVID-19 in Brazil

There have been more than 100,000 deaths due to COVID-19 in Brazil and more than three million cases. As the country passed the grim threshold of 100,000 deaths, protesters launched one thousand red balloons into the sky over Rio de Janeiro’s famous Copacabana beach in memory of those who died. The protest was organised by […]

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