Latin America Now Epicenter of Covid-19 Pandemic: Brazil Is Most Troubling Country

Brazil has passed the 20,000 deaths mark. It is the country with the third-most confirmed cases in the world - 310,087 - behind only the US and Russia.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "Latin America is the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, and Brazil is the most troubling country," said Michael Ryan, the World Health Organization's (WHO) executive director, in an Internet interview on Friday, May 22nd.

According to data from the Ministry of Health, with 1,188 new deaths from coronavirus in the 24 hours between Wednesday and Thursday, May 20th and 21st, Brazil beat a new record of daily mortality and passed the 20,000 mark. It is the country with the third-most cases in the world, 310,087 confirmed by Thursday, behind only . . .

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