Chaotically Managed, Brazil Becomes the Third Most Infected Country in the World

The resignation of two Health Ministers and the President's boycott of quarantines hinder the fight against the virus, which has already infected 254,000 people, behind only the US and Russian figures.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - When on Friday the second Health Minister resigned within a month, one of the Brazilians who is more closely monitoring the development of the pandemic declared the stage of "every man for himself". "I never so wished I was wrong as today. Let every state and every city take care of themselves. Our problem will be long," said Atila Iamarino, a biologist and scientific researcher who is successful on YouTube with his briefings on Covid-19.

With nearly 17,000 deaths and 254,000 infections, Brazil has one of the most active outbreaks in the world . . .

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