Infections in Brazil, already the third-highest globally, are climbing by the thousands, with the outbreak in the world's sixth-largest country expected to accelerate and not peak until early June. Photo: AFP South America began to feel the full force of the coronavirus pandemic as Brazil recorded its highest number of coronavirus deaths on Wednesday. With infections rapidly approaching five million, deaths topping 320,000 and the global economy devastated, there are fears that the worst is yet to come for the poorer parts of the world as they desperately try to contain the spread of the virus. There was an alarming surge on Tuesday in Brazil as daily COVID-19 deaths crossed 1,000 for the...Full Article
Brazil records highest single day jump in death toll as pandemic hits South America
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