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Brazil virus deaths surge as pandemic bites in Latin America
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Brazil virus deaths surge as pandemic bites in Latin America

Brazil recorded its highest number of coronavirus deaths in a day as Latin America began to feel the full force…
Bolsonaro tells rally Brazil lockdown destroying jobs
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Bolsonaro tells rally Brazil lockdown destroying jobs

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro railed against the country’s lockdown Sunday in a speech to thousands of anti-confinement demonstrators as the…
Washington approves virus drug as US states ease lockdowns
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Washington approves virus drug as US states ease lockdowns

American authorities approved an experimental drug for emergency use on coronavirus patients, as more US states eased pandemic lockdowns despite…
As virus cases surge, Brazil starts to worry its neighbors
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As virus cases surge, Brazil starts to worry its neighbors

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Brazil’s virtually uncontrolled surge of COVID-19 cases is spawning fear that construction workers, truck drivers…
Women suffer as lockdown worsens Latin America’s ‘domestic hell’
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Women suffer as lockdown worsens Latin America’s ‘domestic hell’

Weeks of confinement imposed by the coronavirus pandemic is taking a chilling toll on women and girls across Latin America,…
Global virus deaths pass 150,000 as Trump endorses lockdown protests
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Global virus deaths pass 150,000 as Trump endorses lockdown protests

Coronavirus deaths have surged past 150,000 worldwide with nearly a quarter of them in the United States, where President Donald…
Pain, solitude, fear: stories of surviving COVID-19
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Pain, solitude, fear: stories of surviving COVID-19

A sense of death stalking the hospital ward, fear of dying alone, tearful despair and disarray at home, solitude, anger…
Americans told to wear masks as Spain sees signs of hope
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Americans told to wear masks as Spain sees signs of hope

Americans on Saturday came to grips with recommendations to wear masks against the coronavirus, while Spain added to hopes that…
‘First we need to stay alive’: virus spread dampens Chile’s fiery protests
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‘First we need to stay alive’: virus spread dampens Chile’s fiery protests

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – For many in Santiago’s Plaza Italia, ground zero for mass protests in Chile that have raged for…
Italy virus deaths hit record as Trump goes on war footing
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Italy virus deaths hit record as Trump goes on war footing

Italy on Wednesday reported nearly 500 new deaths from the novel coronavirus, the highest one-day official toll of any nation,…
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