RIO DE JANEIRO ,BRAZIL - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said on Tuesday, May 26th, that there is an "exponential increase" of new cases of coronavirus in Brazil, projecting that the number of deaths may reach 88,300 in early August. The alert was made during a press conference with PAHO officials, among them its director, Carissa Etienne.
"In South America, we are particularly concerned that the number of new cases reported last week in Brazil was the highest for a seven-day period since the start of the pandemic," Etienne said during the virtual meeting. She noted that Latin . . .