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Brazil military moves to protect Indigenous people from COVID-19 deep in Amazon forest

BOA VISTA, Brazil, (Reuters) – Brazil’s military delivered protective supplies and medicines yesterday by helicopter to isolated Amazon indigenous communities bordering Venezuela and...

U.S. coronavirus cases rise by 47,000, biggest one-day spike of pandemic

WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – New U.S. COVID-19 cases rose by more than 47,000 yesterday according to a Reuters tally, the biggest one-day spike since...

WHO calls for Brazil to better coordinate efforts against coronavirus

SAO PAULO/GENEVA,  (Reuters) – Brazil still faces a “big challenge” to curb the coronavirus pandemic and should do more to integrate its efforts at...

California, Texas see record COVID-19 surges, Arizona clamps down

LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – California and Texas both marked record spikes in new COVID-19 infections yesterday, a Reuters tally showed, as Los Angeles...

Brazil: Yanomami men killed by illegal gold miners in northern Brazil, tribe says

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Two Yanomami men were killed with shotguns by gold rush miners on their reservation in the northern Amazon region, according to...

Global coronavirus deaths top half a million

SYDNEY/BEIJING, (Reuters) – The death toll from COVID-19 reached half a million people yesterday, according to a Reuters tally, a grim milestone for...

WHO reports largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization on Sunday reported the largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases by its count, at more than 183,000...

Three killed, three seriously injured in English knife attack, police say

LONDON (Reuters) – Three people were killed and another three seriously injured when a man went on a stabbing rampage in the English town...

Brazil records nearly 50,000 coronavirus deaths as crisis deepens

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Nearly 50,000 people have died from the coronavirus in Brazil, the world No. 2 hotspot, with 1,022 fatalities in...

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