Covid-19 ‘out of control’ in Brazil’s isolated Yanomami indigenous tribe, report says

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    Coronavirus has spread rapidly through the Yanomami indigenous reservation in Brazil, according to a report produced by leaders of the Yanomami people. Living in the Amazon rainforest, the tribe of about 27,000 people has had little or no contact with the outside world. The report found coronavirus cases in the reservation had surged from 335 in August to 1,202 in October, with at least 23 deaths. Support us: https://subscribe.scmp.com

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