Brazil real-time news

Former Brazil President Lula offers to back any candidate who can beat Bolsonaro in election (source — www.foxnews.com) 20/09/2020 19:04:38

Lula largely blames Bolsonaro for the spiraling situation in Brazil as the nation continues to suffer from the coronavirus.

In the favelas of Brazil coronavirus isn’t only a public health crisis – it’s a human rights crisis (source — www.independent.co.uk) 20/09/2020 11:14:50

Alongside 12 million others, I call São Paulo my home. When coronavirus hit, I knew our fight in the favelas would not only be for our health but our basic rights.

Worldwide COVID-19 cases top 30 million (source — www.9news.com.au) 18/09/2020 02:34:57

The number of coronavirus cases worldwide has reached another milestone, with the US, India and Brazil recording the highest infection numbers.

Boris Johnson Facing Fresh Tory Rebellion Over Cheap US Food Imports (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 17/09/2020 13:27:09

Boris Johnson is facing a fresh rebellion intended to stop the UK importing cheap quality food as part of post-Brexit free trade deals with Donald Trump’s United States or other countries.Tory M...

Coronavirus live news: hospitalisations of 15 to 49-year-olds rising, says WHO; new Netherlands cases record (source — www.theguardian.com) 16/09/2020 19:59:09

Average age of people infected with Covid-19 is coming down, says WHO expert; 1,542 new cases in Netherlands; local lockdowns in Madrid‘I up-played it’: Trump disputes own admission on pandemicSweden ...

Coronavirus live news: Brazil deaths exceed 132,000; people in England's worst-hit hotspots unable to get tests (source — www.theguardian.com) 15/09/2020 01:18:55

Jordan to shut schools and places of worship; Panama allows men and women out on same day; 14 refugees test positive after Lesbos firePeople in England’s 10 worst-hit Covid hotspots unable to get test...

Coronavirus live news: Brazil deaths exceed 132,000; people in England's worst-hit hospitals unable to get tests (source — www.theguardian.com) 15/09/2020 00:47:51

Jordan to shut schools and places of worship; Panama allows men and women out on same day; 14 refugees test positive after Lesbos firePeople in England’s 10 worst-hit Covid hotspots unable to get test...

102-year old man is released from Brazilian hospital after overcoming COVID-19 infection (source — www.dailymail.co.uk) 14/09/2020 20:33:51

Raimundo Leonardo de Oliveira was released from a hospital Minas Gerais, Brazil, after beating a COVID-19 infection. The 102-year-old's wife Nivercina also overcame the virus.

Stranded Mauritian cruise workers finally begin journey home (source — www.theguardian.com) 14/09/2020 13:56:04

Some of 101 crew left stranded off Brazil amid Covid-19 crisis protested to demand repatriation Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageDozens of Mauritian cruise ship workers who ...

Global coronavirus report: WHO sees record daily rise in cases around world (source — www.theguardian.com) 14/09/2020 07:34:10

India reports more than 94,000 new cases; Israel the first to reimpose national lockdown; encouraging signs in Australian state of Victoria Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage...

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death