RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A feature article published by The New York Times compares how the Brazilian government has responded in the past to serious public health crises, such as the AIDS and Zika epidemics and now the novel coronavirus.
"The nation’s pioneering responses to past health crises, including AIDS and Zika, won global praise. But the government’s chaotic response to the virus has undercut the country’s ability to cope." the text says.
"The national confusion has helped fuel the spread of the disease and contributed to making Brazil an emerging center of the pandemic, with a . . .