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Brazil to buy 46 million doses of Chinese made coronavirus vaccine ‘CoronaVac’

Brazil will use Chinese made coronavirus vaccine as part of a national immunisation programme, officials have announced. São Paulo Governor João Doria said the federal government had agreed to buy 46 million doses of the vaccine CoronaVac. He said the immunisation programme could begin as soon as January 2021, making it one of the first […]

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The number of coronavirus deaths surpass 150,000 mark in Brazil

The number of coronavirus deaths in Brazil has passed the 150,000 mark, the nation’s health ministry says. The South American nation has the second highest number of deaths after the United States and the third highest number of infections after United States and India. The country also passed five million total infections earlier this week. […]

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Tattoo freak surgically removes his nose to resemble a ‘human Satan’

A man shocked the world by sharing an image of himself without a nose on social media. 44-year-old, Michel Faro do Prado, a tattoo artist in Brazil got his nose surgically removed in an attempt to become the ‘human Satan’. Where used to be a peak of muscles and tissues is now a glaring hole. According to […]

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Amazon’s indigenous tribe shoots spear at expert, killing him on the spot

A Brazilian expert on the Amazon tribes was killed by an arrow that struck him in the chest as he approached an indigenous site. Rieli Franciscato, 56, died on Wednesday in a remote region of Rondônia state in north-western Brazil. He was in the area to monitor a tribe as part of his work for the […]

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India overtakes Brazil to become the second worst-hit coronavirus country as cases top 4.2 million

India overtook Brazil to become the world’s second most country with coronavirus infections, just behind the United States. India once again reported more than 90,000 new infections on Monday, taking the toll past 4.2 million infections. At this rate India will go past the United States by the next month. U.S. has recorded 6.2 million […]

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Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro threatens to punch reporter in the face

Jair Bolsonaro, the Brazilian president has been captured on camera threatening to punch a reporter in the face, after being asked about alleged family corruption. Bolsonaro, who was visiting the Metropolitan Cathedral in Brasilia on Sunday when a group of journalists met him outside, was seen on video threatening the O Globo newspaper reporter after […]

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Supermarket sales manager dies on duty, colleagues cover his corpse with umbrellas to keep store open

After a man died at Carrefour Brasil store in Brazil’s northeastern state of Recife, his body was left on the shop floor covered with umbrellas and surrounded by cardboard boxes while the store remained open for business. The incident occurred on Aug. 14 but only came to light this week, amid a deluge of criticism […]

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Brazil: Amazon rainforest records 10,136 fires in the first 10 days of August

The Amazon rainforest has seen its worst fire in a decade, after spotting 10,316 fires in the last 10 days. This is a 17 percent rise compared to 2019. Brazilian government figures by Greenpeace showed fires increasing by 81% in federal reserves compared with the same period last year. Coming a year after soaring Amazon […]

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Brazilian Hyundia showroom adopts stray dog, makes him salesperson

A Brazilian car showroom adopted a stray dog, Tucson Prime and gave him the job of a salesperson. In a tweet Natasha wrote, “A pooch always around the Hyundia showroom was adopted and stays at the showroom now. Such a nice story. Be kind. That’s all there is to be!” A pooch always around the […]

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Facebook globally blocks Jair Bolsonaro supporters’ accounts over fake news

Facebook on Saturday announced that it has globally blocked certain accounts controlled by supporters of Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro implicated in a fake news inquiry, a day after it was fined for not complying with a Supreme Court judge’s order to do so. A spokesperson for Facebook said the order was “extreme” and threatens “freedom […]

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Coronavirus leaves mold in Jair Bolsonaro’s lungs

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has a “mold in the lung” after having spent weeks in isolation after catching Covid-19. In his first Facebook live video since recovering from Covid-19, Bolsonaro said: “I’ve just taken a blood exam. I was a bit weak yesterday. They have also found a bit of an infection. I’m taking antibiotics […]

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Large bird sinks beak into Brazil’s President’s hand during feeding

Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s president was bitten by a large bird after complaining of “horrible” quarantine early this week. Bolsonaro tested positive for COVID-19 last Tuesday and has been in isolation for more than a week now. He was bitten when he was taking a stroll through the grounds of his official residence and decided to […]