Brazil’s Failure To Contain Its Covid Outbreak Is A Global Threat That May Open The Door To Lethal Variants

0 0
Read Time1 Minute, 14 Second

A slow roll-out of vaccines Brazil was late to kick off its immunization campaign, and had only 6 million doses at hand when it did and a variant that researchers say appears more contagious has added to concern.(REUTERS) 

Duke University neuroscientist urges international community to challenge Brazilian government over its failure to contain Brazil’s rampant coronavirus outbreak has become a global threat that risks spawning new and even more lethal variants, one of the South American country’s top scientists has warned as it suffered its deadliest day of the pandemic. 
Speaking to the Guardian, Miguel Nicolelis, a Duke University neuroscientist who is tracking the crisis, urged the international community to challenge the Brazilian government over its failure to contain an epidemic that has killed more than a quarter of a million Brazilians – about 10% of the global total. 
WNU Editor: Brazil is not the only country that has failed in containing Covid-19. But their handling of the crisis has been a disaster …. Brazil Hits Record for Covid Deaths as Hospitals Near Collapse (Bloomberg), and with their large population size a definite threat that even more deadlier variants of Covid-19 may develop. 

.fb-background-color { background: !important; } .fb_iframe_widget_fluid_desktop iframe { width: 100% !important; }

The post Brazil’s Failure To Contain Its Covid Outbreak Is A Global Threat That May Open The Door To Lethal Variants appeared first on Daily US News.