Fears of Covid-19 Growing for Native South Americans While Yanomami Teenager is Positive | News from the world


Fears about the devastating impact the coronavirus could have on Indigenous communities in South America increased after a teenager from the Yanomami people in Brazil tested positive for the disease in the Amazon.

The 15-year-old is said to be being treated in the intensive care unit of a hospital in Boa Vista, the capital of Roraima, the northern state of Brazil, where much of the Yanomami reserve is located.


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