Coronavirus Races Across Brazil and Latin America, a Warning to Poor Nations

RIO DE JANEIRO—In early May perhaps, the new coronavirus swept by the crowded residences in Alley 24 of Rocinha, 1 of the most significant of Brazil’s favelas, or slum communities.

Twenty of the 35 associates of Ivanete Dias de Carvalho’s prolonged loved ones who dwell crammed alongside one another in this article came down with indicators of Covid-19, from significant fevers to fluid-stuffed lungs. Several were ready to get a examination. Her 65-year-aged aunt died.