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Brazil reaches 500,000 COVID-19 deaths

Lucas Landau, Reuters

Posted at Jun 21 2021 07:34 PM

Brazil reaches 500,000 COVID-19 deaths

A member of Rio de Paz NGO places red flowers along Copacabana beach to pay tribute to Brazil's half a million COVID-19 deaths in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Sunday. Brazil has passed 500,000 COVID-19 related deaths, the second-highest in the world, even as experts say the outbreak could even worsen amid slow vaccination.