Brazil

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Inside Brazil's Covid wards where patients are treated in corridors by family

Although research suggests around 76% of Manaus was infected with the virus during the first wave, there are fears about the new Brazil variant.

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One of two Brazilian Covid variants detected in UK, scientist warns

Professor Wendy Barclay said: “There are two different types of Brazilian variants and one of them has been detected and one of them has not.”

Travellers from South America banned amid fears over new Covid variant

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps says it is a ‘precautionary’ measure to ensure the vaccine rollout is not disrupted.