Brazil’s COVID-19 Death Toll Passes 250,000

HeadlineFeb 26, 2021

Brazil’s COVID-19 death toll has passed a quarter of a million — the second-highest toll in the world after the United States and about 10% of all coronavirus deaths worldwide. Brazil has vaccinated just 3.6% of its population after a disastrous rollout led by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, a COVID-19 denier who’s said he personally might not get vaccinated.

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