This Brazilian city had a 95% drop in COVID deaths

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    A municipality in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo proves that the COVID-19 outbreak can be controlled if 97 percent of all adults are vaccinated.

    Serrana achieved a 95-percent drop in fatalities once nearly all adults were inoculated and many say the experiment offers hope to the rest of the country.

    Brazil has the world’s second-highest number of recorded deaths.

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

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