People fear for their survival as COVID rips through Brazil’s Manaus

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    Brazil has approved two vaccines to tackle COVID-19.

    Mass distribution of the Chinese made Sinovac and the British Oxford-AstraZeneca jabs will soon begin.

    But in the COVID-hit Amazonas state of Manaus, people are worried about surviving until the doses reach the remote areas of Latin America’s largest country.

    Al Jazeera’s Monica Yanakiew reports from Manaus, the gateway to the Amazon rainforest.

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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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