PBS NewsHour

Pandemic exposes deadly inequities in care in Brazil

Clip: 05/25/2021 | 9m 24s | Video has closed captioning.

All across Brazil, slums — known as Favelas — have long been places of crime and poverty, marked by overcrowding and unsanitary conditions. They are among the hardest hit by the pandemic, in a country where the death toll just passed 450,000. In the second of two reports, NewsHour special correspondent Simon Ostrovsky and producer Charles Lyons report on Brazil's COVID crisis.

Aired: 05/25/21

Rating: NR

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