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Brazil’s Covid-19 case tally surpasses the 6 million MILESTONE

Brazil has surpassed more than 6 million Covid-19 cases as the world’s third-worst coronavirus outbreak begins to surge again amid fears that a second wave is underway. The Latin American nation joined the United States and India as the only countries to have passed the 6 million mark. With almost 170,000 confirmed fatalities, Brazil has […]

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Brazil is digging up its dead to make space for new coronavirus burials

Brazil’s biggest metropolis has an unorthodox plan to free up space at its graveyards during the coronavirus pandemic: digging up the bones of people buried in the past and storing their bagged remains in large metal containers. Sao Paulo’s municipal funeral service said in a statement Friday that the remains of people who died at […]