The Telegraph: Covid deaths on the rise again globally amid warning 'worst yet to come' for some countries
Covid-19 deaths have started to rise again around the world as the third wave of the virus takes hold amid warnings that – for some countries – the “worst is yet to come”.
The resurgence of the pandemic, after a sustained lull earlier this year, is being driven by particularly horrifying numbers in parts of the world like Brazil.
The country reported 3,000 daily deaths on Tuesday and is close to reaching 300,000 deaths in total from the virus, a toll surpassed only by the United States.
“We are close to or facing a catastrophe,” a bulletin from the Brazilian medical research institution, Fiocruz, read last week, adding that intensive care occupancy is above 90 per cent across half of its 26 states. The country’s health system is “living through the worst collapse in history”, it added.
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WNU Editor: I have this bad feeling that while some parts of the world will gain some control over the pandemic due to nationwide vaccination campaigns …. maybe by the end of this year. For the majority of the world this pandemic will still be a real crisis taking scores of lives everyday well into 2022.Original Article
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