Brazil: New concerns about medical oxygen and medical supplies to fight Covid-19


As Covid cases and deaths increased rapidly, the Brazilian hospital system is under serious stress.

With a population of 215 million people, more than 11.6 million cases and near 285,000 deaths reported due to the Covid-19 pandemic (of which 2,648 deaths and 90,303 infections were reported on 17th March alone), Brazil is entering into a critical situation in fighting the virus and its second wave – and the new virus variants like that which originated in Manaus.

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