WHO says COVID-19 cases in Brazil no longer rising exponentially

The World Health Organization says Brazil’s coronavirus infection rate appears to have “plateaued” and it should seize the opportunity to drive down transmission.
The country is the epicentre of the virus in Latin America, reporting at least 40,000 new cases per day.
And as our Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports, there is growing criticism of government responses across the continent.

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In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

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