Bill Weir, CNN
They are the two nations that can’t seem to bend the Covid-19 curve to save their own lives: the US and Brazil. But while Americans complain about the lack of testing (rightly so), they need only look one country down on the list to see … it could be so much worse. As the virus tears through big city favelas and remote rainforest communities at the official rate of a quarter-million people per week, Brazil is providing 80% fewer tests per capita than the United States. Virologists from Brazil’s major universities worry that the numbers of infections could be 12 to 16 times higher.
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