Brazil surpasses U.S. in moving average of Covid-19 deaths

Jair Bolsonaro's government maintains its stance against restrictive measures to contain the spread of the disease but the country has intensified its efforts on the vaccination front.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The US started 2021 with a surge in Covid-19 infections and deaths. At the time, Brazil was also experiencing a difficult situation, albeit with lower figures. About two months later, the situation has reversed.

The US now records less than half of the daily deaths that it saw in January, while Brazil is close to tripling the total number of victims. In mid-January, the US reached its worst point in the crisis. The weekly average of Covid-19 deaths reached 3,422 per day. However, after that, the number of deaths began a virtually . . .

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