The president says that the pandemic precaution can lead to headaches, difficulty concentrating and a “decreased perception of happiness.”
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The country has relatively few doses and is paying a price for its leader’s slow pursuit of vaccines early on. That lapse may hinder Brazil’s ability to fight worrisome variants.
Political infighting, haphazard planning and a rising anti-vaccine movement have turned the country into a cautionary tale in the coronavirus era.
In 2020, destruction of the world’s largest rainforest rose 9.5 percent from a year earlier to about 4,280 square miles. That’s a little smaller than Connecticut.