Brazil: the arrival of the coronavirus in the favelas worries

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Children play in the street of a favela in Rio de Janeiro despite the coronavirus crisis, March 22, 2020. REUTERS / Ricardo Moraes

By: Sarah Cozzolino Follow

While the president has played down the crisis since the start of the pandemic, and even encouraged workers to resume their activities, the epidemic begins to affect the favelas. Places where promiscuity makes it almost impossible to follow hygiene and containment recommendations.

  • Brazil
  • Coronavirus
  • Containment

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