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China leading COVID-19 vaccine research globally, says govt after Jair Bolsonaro's 'guinea pig' jibe
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China leading COVID-19 vaccine research globally, says govt after Jair Bolsonaro's 'guinea pig' jibe

On Wednesday, Brazilian president Bolsonaro, cancelling plans to buy a potential COVID-19 vaccine from China, said Brazilians will not be “anyone’s guinea pig”

Jair Bolsonaro rejects plan to buy China's Sinovac vaccine, says 'Brazilians won’t be guinea pigs'
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Jair Bolsonaro rejects plan to buy China's Sinovac vaccine, says 'Brazilians won’t be guinea pigs'

The Brazilian president's announcement came a day after the health minister said that the vaccine developed by Sinovac would be included in the nation's immunisation program

Narendra Modi's address to mark UN's 75th anniversary will be 'truly significant', says Indian envoy
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Narendra Modi's address to mark UN's 75th anniversary will be 'truly significant', says Indian envoy

The prime minister will deliver the national statement on 26 September through a pre-recorded video statement

Brazilian government backs Neymar in racism row against Marseille defender Alvaro Gonzalez
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Brazilian government backs Neymar in racism row against Marseille defender Alvaro Gonzalez

Neymar is facing punishment by Ligue 1's disciplinary commission after slapping defender Alvaro Gonzalez near the end of PSG's 1-0 loss to Marseille on Sunday, accusing the Spaniard of calling him a 'monkey.'

'I so want to pound your mouth with punches': Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro threatens reporter
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'I so want to pound your mouth with punches': Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro threatens reporter

Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday threatened to punch a reporter after being asked about his wife, Michelle Bolsonaro's links to an alleged corruption scheme

Coronavirus toll in Brazil surpasses 1,00,000, cases cross 30 lakh; experts lament 'insufficient' testing
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Coronavirus toll in Brazil surpasses 1,00,000, cases cross 30 lakh; experts lament 'insufficient' testing

Many of Brazil's 27 states have begun to reopen shops and restaurants, though responses have differed, as has the strain on the health system

Brazil’s experts raise alarm as Amazon witnesses 28% more fires in July than a year ago
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Brazil’s experts raise alarm as Amazon witnesses 28% more fires in July than a year ago

The National Institute for Space Research recorded 6,803 fires in the Amazon rainforest last month, compared to 5,318 in the same month of 2019.

Latin America grappling with a 'decline of democracy' under coronavirus pandemic
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Latin America grappling with a 'decline of democracy' under coronavirus pandemic

The gradual undermining of democratic rules during an economic crisis and a public health catastrophe could leave Latin America primed for slower growth and an increase in corruption and human rights abuses

Jair Bolsonaro vetoes plans to offer COVID-19 support to Brazil's indigenous communities
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Jair Bolsonaro vetoes plans to offer COVID-19 support to Brazil's indigenous communities

Brazil’s indigenous population of roughly 850,000 is more vulnerable to the COVID-19, as it lives in remote areas with little access to health care systems, and its communal lifestyle rules out social distancing.

Will 'recover swiftly' due to hydroxychloroquine, says Jair Bolsonaro day after testing positive for COVID-19
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Will 'recover swiftly' due to hydroxychloroquine, says Jair Bolsonaro day after testing positive for COVID-19

Bolsonaro posted a video on Facebook of him taking a dose of hydroxychloroquine, a day after he tested positive for COVID-19.

Brazil's football championship to kick off in August despite coronavirus pandemic's peak
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Brazil's football championship to kick off in August despite coronavirus pandemic's peak

The Brazilian football confederation said 19 of the 20 clubs in the top flight were open to playing in other cities if their hometowns are considered not safe enough by health authorities.

Football returns to Rio de Janeiro at the iconic Maracana Stadium, next to field hospital for COVID-19
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Football returns to Rio de Janeiro at the iconic Maracana Stadium, next to field hospital for COVID-19

Copa Libertadores champion Flamengo beat Bangu 3-0 in a local league game that was witnessed by fewer than 200 people in Brazil's historic 78,000-seat Maracanã Stadium

Brazil restores detailed COVID-19 data on national website after Supreme Court ruling, uproar over government's attempt to downplay virus
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Brazil restores detailed COVID-19 data on national website after Supreme Court ruling, uproar over government's attempt to downplay virus

Brazil on Tuesday restored detailed COVID-19 data to its official national website following controversy over the removal of cumulative totals and a ruling by a Supreme Court justice that the full set of information be reinstated

Furious backlash in Brazil after health ministry decides to withhold crucial coronavirus statistics
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Furious backlash in Brazil after health ministry decides to withhold crucial coronavirus statistics

On Friday, Brazil’s health ministry took down the website where it had been reporting coronavirus statistics. And then, when it came back online Saturday, the site omitted the historical data — leaving out how many people had already been infected or killed because of the virus

Brazil stops publishing coronavirus data; Bolsonaro says website 'not representative' of reality as experts warn against undermining pandemic’s gravity
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Brazil stops publishing coronavirus data; Bolsonaro says website 'not representative' of reality as experts warn against undermining pandemic’s gravity

Brazil's government has stopped publishing a running total of coronavirus deaths and infections in an extraordinary move that critics call an attempt to hide the true toll of the disease in Latin America's largest nation

Coronavirus Outbreak: Infected footballers have less likely to die from COVID-19 due to their physical fitness, says Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Infected footballers have less likely to die from COVID-19 due to their physical fitness, says Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro

Bolsonaro is one of the few world leaders that still downplays the risks brought by the coronavirus, which he has likened to 'little flu.'

Amazonas city runs out of coffins, undertakers dig mass graves as coronavirus toll in Brazil climbs to 6,276; can’t work miracles, says Jair Bolsonaro
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Amazonas city runs out of coffins, undertakers dig mass graves as coronavirus toll in Brazil climbs to 6,276; can’t work miracles, says Jair Bolsonaro

Deaths from the coronavirus outbreak have piled up so fast in the Amazon rainforest’s biggest city that the main cemetery is burying five coffins at a time in collective graves

Brazil emerges as potential hotspot with 4,500 coronavirus deaths, overburdened hospitals; Jair Bolsonaro dismisses seriousness of ‘little flu’
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Brazil emerges as potential hotspot with 4,500 coronavirus deaths, overburdened hospitals; Jair Bolsonaro dismisses seriousness of ‘little flu’

Brazil is emerging as potentially the next big hot spot for the coronavirus amid President Jair Bolsonaro’s insistence that it is just a 'little flu' and that there is no need for the sharp restrictions

Like Parasite, Knives Out and The Platform, Brazilian quasi-Western Bacurau uses genre constructs for social commentary
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Like Parasite, Knives Out and The Platform, Brazilian quasi-Western Bacurau uses genre constructs for social commentary

In films like Bacurau, we get messages about society’s class structures, and the most interesting thing is that these films aren’t structured like “message movies”.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Chelsea's Willian cautious about resuming Premier League even without fans
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Chelsea's Willian cautious about resuming Premier League even without fans

Chelsea winger Willian is relishing the Premier League resuming, with some reservations during the coronavirus pandemic.