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Brazil’s outbreak: Health workers struggle to reach remote areas

Brazil has recorded more than 1.2 million cases of coronavirus, making it the worst-hit country in Latin America.

Brazil has announced almost another 40,000 cases and more than 1,000 deaths over the past 24 hours.

President Jair Bolsonaro has said he may have had the virus, even though he tested negative.

Healthcare workers are struggling to control the spread of COVID-19 in rural areas.

Al Jazeera’s Manuel Rapalo reports.