BRAZIL-HEALTH-VIRUS

May 19, 2020

A group of doctors working with patients infected with the novel coronavirus COVID-19 wear face shields at the Intensive Care Unit of the Hospital de Clinicas in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on April 15, 2020. – With Brazilians increasingly ignoring health officials’ warnings to stay home — encouraged by their far-right president Jair Bolsonaro, who has condemned the “hysteria” over the virus — predictions for how the pandemic will play out in the hardest-hit country in Latin America are getting dire. (Photo by Silvio AVILA / AFP)