9 Mar 2021

Bolsonaro says stop ‘whining’ as Brazil Covid daily deaths reach record highs

International Editor

Scientists are increasingly worried that the second wave of coronavirus ripping through Brazil could endanger the rest of the world.

The number of daily deaths has already reached record highs, while the health system is threatened with collapse.

But President Jair Bolsonaro, who has told Brazilians to “stop whining” about the pandemic, has ignored WHO warnings that the new variant will affect the region and beyond.