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SUS Doctors in Brazil Strike in 21 States: Daily

By Brennan Stark, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Nearly 100,000 doctors and health professionals of the Unified Health System (SUS) in 21 states across Brazil will protest today against low pay and poor working conditions. Surgeries, examinations and consultations will be largely suspended, with only the emergency room remaining open.

The movement has been organized by the Brazilian Medical Association (AMA), the National Federation of Doctors (FENAM), and the Federal Council of Medicine (CFM), which collectively make up at least . . .

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