RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Three months after being fired as Minister of Health, Luiz Henrique Mandetta's worst fear is coming true. On Tuesday, Brazil recorded almost 68,000 new Covid-19 cases, a record that eclipses the preceding one by over 20 percent and rivals figures seen in the United States, with a population 50 percent larger.
Mandetta, who pressed for the country to be quarantined at the very outset of the pandemic, was fired in . . .