Prosecutors in Brazil are investigating reports that illegally mined gold is being exchanged for COVID-19 vaccines in an Indigenous reserve, as coronavirus cases surge in parts of the country.
- Organisations say vaccines intended for Indigenous people are being sold to illegal miners in exchange for gold
- Sao Paulo officials warn “collapse is imminent” because they do not have enough medicine to treat COVID-19 patients
- Brazil’s President Jair Bolsanaro is facing a Senate investigation over his handling of the pandemic
Authorities in the country’s richest and most populous state of Sao Paulo said its ability to care for seriously ill COVID-19 patients was on the verge of collapse.
Brazil is currently experiencing one of…