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  1. Martha Rocha, 87, Dies; to Brazil, a Beauty Queen Denied a Crown

    Popular opinion has held that she came in second in the 1954 Miss Universe pageant because she didn’t conform to a North American standard of beauty.

  2. Bolsonaro Hails Anti-Malaria Pill Even as He Fights Coronavirus

    He is infected and has Covid-19 symptoms, but Brazil’s president still endorses hydroxychloroquine, an unproven treatment. He projects optimism amid a pandemic that kills over 1,000 Brazilians a day.

  3. El presidente de Brasil, Jair Bolsonaro, da positivo al coronavirus

    Luego de meses de desestimar la seriedad de la pandemia y de desdeñar las medidas de protección, el mandatario sintió los síntomas del virus. Más de 65.000 brasileños han perdido la vida debido a la COVID-19.

  4. President Bolsonaro of Brazil Tests Positive for Coronavirus

    After months of denying the seriousness of the pandemic and brushing aside protective measures, Mr. Bolsonaro felt symptoms of Covid-19. More than 65,000 Brazilians have died of the virus.

  5. A Shot to Protect Against H.I.V.

    A drug injected every two months is more effective at preventing H.I.V. infection than a daily pill, scientists report.

  6. Patient Is Reported Free of H.I.V., but Scientists Urge Caution

    Brazilian scientists say the man no longer shows signs of the infection after taking a powerful drug cocktail. But the preliminary results require confirmation.

  7. Bolsonaro Takes New Coronavirus Test After Attending Lunch Without Mask

    President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil said he would take another test for the coronavirus after a news report indicated he had developed symptoms of Covid-19.

  8. A Global Comparison of Coronavirus Cases

    Some countries responded aggressively from the start of the pandemic, while others instituted lockdowns and began reopening carefully after initial outbreaks. Then there’s the U.S.

  9. Tânio Mendonça, Brazilian Carnaval Samba Composer, Dies at 52

    Mr. Mendonça, who wrote music for Rio’s spectacular annual parades, was one of many victims of the novel coronavirus within the world of Carnaval.

  10. What Went Wrong in Brazil

    Despite a history of success in public health crises, the country has one of the world’s worst coronavirus outbreaks.