Brazil: Concerns rise as more young people die of COVID-19

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    More than 3,600 people died from COVID-19 in Brazil on Friday – a new daily record.

    And as the toll surpasses 300,000 deaths, there is alarm over the growing number of young people becoming seriously ill and dying from the virus.

    State and local authorities are being forced to take action.

    Al Jazeera’s Monica Yanakiew reports from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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    American-Brazilian Journalist, based in Rio de Janeiro, covering Brazil for Aljazeera English. Previously worked in over 30 countries, covering world events. – Source @MonikaKiev Twitter Bio

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