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  World   Americas  13 Jun 2020

World, Americas, 13 Jun 2020

Cemeteries ‘cleaned up’ to bury more in Brazil as virus deaths spike up

Brazil’s biggest metropolis is digging up the bones of people buried in the past to create space for new bodies

13 Jun 2020 12:52 PM

North and South America currently have 4 of the 10 worst hit countries in the world

The disease is 'highly active in Central and South America, says WHO's emergency expert, highlighting problems in Brazil and Mexico

13 Jun 2020 11:17 AM

Brazil now unenviably the second in virus deaths

Brazil's health ministry recorded 909 deaths in the past 24 hours, putting the total at 41,828, and has now surpassed Britain's death toll

13 Jun 2020 10:37 AM

Trump administration reverses transgender health care protection

Sex discrimination protections will be enforced according to the plain meaning of the word ‘sex’ as male or female, as determined by biology

13 Jun 2020 9:05 AM