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    Brazil President Bolsonaro Is Hospitalized and Faces Possible Surgery

    The president, Jair Bolsonaro, who suffered serious stabbing wounds in 2018, woke up Wednesday with a severe stomach ache. His doctor said he might need emergency surgery.

    Brazil Fires Burn World’s Largest Tropical Wetlands at ‘Unprecedented’ Scale

    The blazes in Brazil, often intentionally set, have scorched a record-setting 10 percent of the Pantanal, one of the most biologically diverse habitats on the planet.

    Brazil’s Bolsonaro, Leading Virus Skeptic, Says He’s No Longer Infected

    President Jair M. Bolsonaro of Brazil said on social media that he had tested negative for the coronavirus, more than two weeks after confirming his infection. Then he went for a motorcycle ride.

    Brazil Health Workers May Have Spread Coronavirus to Indigenous People

    Many people assigned to care for the Indigenous have been infected, exposing remote communities to the virus. Health workers say they have been plagued by insufficient testing and protective gear.
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