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Brazil passes 50,000 coronavirus deaths as outbreak worsens

An aerial view of crosses casting shadows at the Parque Taruma cemetery in Manaus, Brazil, June 15. Brazil, the world's No. 2 coronavirus hot spot after the United States, officially passed 50,000 coronavirus deaths on Sunday, a blow for a country already grappling with more than 1 million cases.   REUTERS/Bruno Kelly  

An aerial view of crosses casting shadows at the Parque Taruma cemetery in Manaus, Brazil, June 15. Brazil, the world's No. 2 coronavirus hot spot after the United States, officially passed 50,000 coronavirus deaths on Sunday, a blow for a country...more

An aerial view of crosses casting shadows at the Parque Taruma cemetery in Manaus, Brazil, June 15. Brazil, the world's No. 2 coronavirus hot spot after the United States, officially passed 50,000 coronavirus deaths on Sunday, a blow for a country already grappling with more than 1 million cases. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly  
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Catholic priest Reginaldo Manzotti conducts a mass, broadcast live on television, with photos of the faithful over the church's banks at the Santuario de Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe church in Curitiba, Brazil, March 21. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer

Catholic priest Reginaldo Manzotti conducts a mass, broadcast live on television, with photos of the faithful over the church's banks at the Santuario de Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe church in Curitiba, Brazil, March 21. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer

Catholic priest Reginaldo Manzotti conducts a mass, broadcast live on television, with photos of the faithful over the church's banks at the Santuario de Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe church in Curitiba, Brazil, March 21. REUTERS/Rodolfo Buhrer
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The body of Valnir Mendes da Silva, 62, lays on a sidewalk of Arara community, where he died after residents requested help from the emergency service as he was suffering from breathing problems, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 17. According to residents, it took about 30 hours to remove the body. REUTERS / Ricardo Moraes

The body of Valnir Mendes da Silva, 62, lays on a sidewalk of Arara community, where he died after residents requested help from the emergency service as he was suffering from breathing problems, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 17. According to...more

The body of Valnir Mendes da Silva, 62, lays on a sidewalk of Arara community, where he died after residents requested help from the emergency service as he was suffering from breathing problems, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 17. According to residents, it took about 30 hours to remove the body. REUTERS / Ricardo Moraes
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Health workers hold flowers as they pay tribute to their co-worker Maria dos Santos, a nurse who died of the coronavirus disease, outside the Dr. Jose Soares Hungria Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil, April 23. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli  

Health workers hold flowers as they pay tribute to their co-worker Maria dos Santos, a nurse who died of the coronavirus disease, outside the Dr. Jose Soares Hungria Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil, April 23. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli  

Health workers hold flowers as they pay tribute to their co-worker Maria dos Santos, a nurse who died of the coronavirus disease, outside the Dr. Jose Soares Hungria Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil, April 23. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli  
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A woman who feels sick with asthma is seen at the entrance of her house in Mandela's slum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 21.    REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

A woman who feels sick with asthma is seen at the entrance of her house in Mandela's slum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 21. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

A woman who feels sick with asthma is seen at the entrance of her house in Mandela's slum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 21. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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An aerial view of empty Octavio Frias de Oliveira bridge, a cable-stayed bridge, on the first day of lockdown imposed by state government in Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 24.  REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto  

An aerial view of empty Octavio Frias de Oliveira bridge, a cable-stayed bridge, on the first day of lockdown imposed by state government in Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 24. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto  

An aerial view of empty Octavio Frias de Oliveira bridge, a cable-stayed bridge, on the first day of lockdown imposed by state government in Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 24. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto  
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A health worker vaccinates a woman against the flu, as advised by health officials, amid the coronavirus outbreak, in Brasilia, Brazil, March 23.    REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

A health worker vaccinates a woman against the flu, as advised by health officials, amid the coronavirus outbreak, in Brasilia, Brazil, March 23. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

A health worker vaccinates a woman against the flu, as advised by health officials, amid the coronavirus outbreak, in Brasilia, Brazil, March 23. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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A healthcare worker reacts in front of the body of Laureano Ferraz, 78, a Wanano indigenous man who passed away due to the coronavirus, after arriving by an ICU jet from Sao Gabriel da Cachoeira to Manaus, Brazil, May 18.  
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A healthcare worker reacts in front of the body of Laureano Ferraz, 78, a Wanano indigenous man who passed away due to the coronavirus, after arriving by an ICU jet from Sao Gabriel da Cachoeira to Manaus, Brazil, May 18. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A healthcare worker reacts in front of the body of Laureano Ferraz, 78, a Wanano indigenous man who passed away due to the coronavirus, after arriving by an ICU jet from Sao Gabriel da Cachoeira to Manaus, Brazil, May 18. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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Pianist Rodrigo Cunha serenades from an open truck the lonely mothers in quarantine in Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 8. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli  

Pianist Rodrigo Cunha serenades from an open truck the lonely mothers in quarantine in Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 8. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli  

Pianist Rodrigo Cunha serenades from an open truck the lonely mothers in quarantine in Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 8. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli  
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Alessandra Said, 45, a doctor at Emergency Rescue Service (SAMU) embraces her mother Maria da Consolacao Said, 77, who recently recovered from the coronavirus disease, after monitoring her in Manaus, Brazil May 12. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly  

Alessandra Said, 45, a doctor at Emergency Rescue Service (SAMU) embraces her mother Maria da Consolacao Said, 77, who recently recovered from the coronavirus disease, after monitoring her in Manaus, Brazil May 12. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly  

Alessandra Said, 45, a doctor at Emergency Rescue Service (SAMU) embraces her mother Maria da Consolacao Said, 77, who recently recovered from the coronavirus disease, after monitoring her in Manaus, Brazil May 12. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly  
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99-year-old former WWII combatant Ermando Armelino Piveta gestures as he leaves the Armed Forces Hospital, after being treated for the coronavirus and discharged, in Brasilia, Brazil, April 14. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino  

99-year-old former WWII combatant Ermando Armelino Piveta gestures as he leaves the Armed Forces Hospital, after being treated for the coronavirus and discharged, in Brasilia, Brazil, April 14. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino  

99-year-old former WWII combatant Ermando Armelino Piveta gestures as he leaves the Armed Forces Hospital, after being treated for the coronavirus and discharged, in Brasilia, Brazil, April 14. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino  
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Gravediggers wearing protective suits gather at Vila Formosa cemetery, Brazil's biggest cemetery, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, April 2. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

Gravediggers wearing protective suits gather at Vila Formosa cemetery, Brazil's biggest cemetery, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, April 2. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

Gravediggers wearing protective suits gather at Vila Formosa cemetery, Brazil's biggest cemetery, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, April 2. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli
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Adelmo Carvalho, 55, a sales representative who used to play at the church, plays the violin on his balcony as a deliveryman rides past in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 29. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes  

Adelmo Carvalho, 55, a sales representative who used to play at the church, plays the violin on his balcony as a deliveryman rides past in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 29. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes  

Adelmo Carvalho, 55, a sales representative who used to play at the church, plays the violin on his balcony as a deliveryman rides past in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 29. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes  
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Rusia Goes, a nurse who gave birth on April 26 hooked to a ventilator tube to help her breath as she battled severe symptoms of COVID-19, carries her daughter Luisa, her premature baby, after she was released from the hospital, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 25. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Rusia Goes, a nurse who gave birth on April 26 hooked to a ventilator tube to help her breath as she battled severe symptoms of COVID-19, carries her daughter Luisa, her premature baby, after she was released from the hospital, in Rio de Janeiro,...more

Rusia Goes, a nurse who gave birth on April 26 hooked to a ventilator tube to help her breath as she battled severe symptoms of COVID-19, carries her daughter Luisa, her premature baby, after she was released from the hospital, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 25. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Doctor Luciana Souza and nurse Edson dos Santos talk as they take a break at a field hospital set up to treat patients suffering from the coronavirus in Guarulhos, Sao Paulo state, Brazil, May 12.  REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

Doctor Luciana Souza and nurse Edson dos Santos talk as they take a break at a field hospital set up to treat patients suffering from the coronavirus in Guarulhos, Sao Paulo state, Brazil, May 12. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

Doctor Luciana Souza and nurse Edson dos Santos talk as they take a break at a field hospital set up to treat patients suffering from the coronavirus in Guarulhos, Sao Paulo state, Brazil, May 12. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli
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Workers of the Funeral SOS, wearing protective clothing, prepare to remove the coffin of Antonio Freitas at his house at Tancredo Neves neighborhood in Manaus, Brazil, May 7. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Workers of the Funeral SOS, wearing protective clothing, prepare to remove the coffin of Antonio Freitas at his house at Tancredo Neves neighborhood in Manaus, Brazil, May 7. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Workers of the Funeral SOS, wearing protective clothing, prepare to remove the coffin of Antonio Freitas at his house at Tancredo Neves neighborhood in Manaus, Brazil, May 7. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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Alice, 5, grabs her books that fell down after her daily study session at home during a lockdown imposed by the state government in Santo Andre, Brazil, March 26. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli  

Alice, 5, grabs her books that fell down after her daily study session at home during a lockdown imposed by the state government in Santo Andre, Brazil, March 26. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli  

Alice, 5, grabs her books that fell down after her daily study session at home during a lockdown imposed by the state government in Santo Andre, Brazil, March 26. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli  
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Relatives watch as gravediggers wearing protective suits bury the coffin of a man who died of the coronavirus at Vila Formosa cemetery, Brazil's biggest cemetery, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 13.  
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Relatives watch as gravediggers wearing protective suits bury the coffin of a man who died of the coronavirus at Vila Formosa cemetery, Brazil's biggest cemetery, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 13. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli  

Relatives watch as gravediggers wearing protective suits bury the coffin of a man who died of the coronavirus at Vila Formosa cemetery, Brazil's biggest cemetery, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 13. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli  
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Fabiano Santana de Souza, 37, a patient suffering from the coronavirus, talks to his wife and daughter by a video call at a field hospital set up at a sports gym in Santo Andre, Sao Paulo state, Brazil, May 6. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli    

Fabiano Santana de Souza, 37, a patient suffering from the coronavirus, talks to his wife and daughter by a video call at a field hospital set up at a sports gym in Santo Andre, Sao Paulo state, Brazil, May 6. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli    

Fabiano Santana de Souza, 37, a patient suffering from the coronavirus, talks to his wife and daughter by a video call at a field hospital set up at a sports gym in Santo Andre, Sao Paulo state, Brazil, May 6. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli    
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Ossimar Silva touches his mother Carmelita Valverde, 85, through a plastic curtain at the 3i Bem-Estar - Residencial Senior nursing home, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 30.   
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Ossimar Silva touches his mother Carmelita Valverde, 85, through a plastic curtain at the 3i Bem-Estar - Residencial Senior nursing home, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 30. REUTERS/Rahel Patrasso    

Ossimar Silva touches his mother Carmelita Valverde, 85, through a plastic curtain at the 3i Bem-Estar - Residencial Senior nursing home, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 30. REUTERS/Rahel Patrasso    
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Lauro Riff Viegas, 69, gestures as he leaves the Nossa Senhora da Conceicao Hospital, after being treated for the coronavirus and discharged, in Porto Alegre, Brazil, April 27. REUTERS/Diego Vara

Lauro Riff Viegas, 69, gestures as he leaves the Nossa Senhora da Conceicao Hospital, after being treated for the coronavirus and discharged, in Porto Alegre, Brazil, April 27. REUTERS/Diego Vara

Lauro Riff Viegas, 69, gestures as he leaves the Nossa Senhora da Conceicao Hospital, after being treated for the coronavirus and discharged, in Porto Alegre, Brazil, April 27. REUTERS/Diego Vara
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Gravediggers open new graves as the number of dead rise at Vila Formosa cemetery, Brazil's biggest cemetery, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, April 2. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli  

Gravediggers open new graves as the number of dead rise at Vila Formosa cemetery, Brazil's biggest cemetery, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, April 2. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli  

Gravediggers open new graves as the number of dead rise at Vila Formosa cemetery, Brazil's biggest cemetery, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, April 2. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli  
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Artists perform with red balloons at a protest in honor of people who died from coronavirus in Brasilia, Brazil June 1. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

Artists perform with red balloons at a protest in honor of people who died from coronavirus in Brasilia, Brazil June 1. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

Artists perform with red balloons at a protest in honor of people who died from coronavirus in Brasilia, Brazil June 1. REUTERS/Adriano Machado
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A medical staff member takes care of a patient at the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Nossa Senhora da Conceicao hospital in Porto Alegre, Brazil, April 17.  
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A medical staff member takes care of a patient at the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Nossa Senhora da Conceicao hospital in Porto Alegre, Brazil, April 17. REUTERS/Diego Vara    

A medical staff member takes care of a patient at the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Nossa Senhora da Conceicao hospital in Porto Alegre, Brazil, April 17. REUTERS/Diego Vara    
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A gravedigger rests during the outbreak of the coronavirus  at Sao Francisco Xavier cemetery in Rio de Janeiro. Brazil, April 13.   REUTERS/Ian Cheibub  

A gravedigger rests during the outbreak of the coronavirus at Sao Francisco Xavier cemetery in Rio de Janeiro. Brazil, April 13. REUTERS/Ian Cheibub  

A gravedigger rests during the outbreak of the coronavirus at Sao Francisco Xavier cemetery in Rio de Janeiro. Brazil, April 13. REUTERS/Ian Cheibub  
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