COVID-19 cases soar in Brazil, Chile amid accusations of neglect

As number of victims mounts in Brazil and Chile, governments are under fire for failing to mount adequate response to crisis.

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    In Brazil where the coronavirus death toll is above 12,000 and rising, local governments have imposed mandatory lockdowns in the face of President Jair Bolsonaro's failure to take it seriously.

    While in Chile the government is being accused of dragging its feet as infections soar.

    Al Jazeera's Latin America editor Lucia Newman reports from Santiago, Chile.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera News


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