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Brazil reports 527 new COVID-19 deaths

Brazil registered 527 additional COVID-19 deaths and 29,026 new cases of the virus on Sunday, according to data released by the Health Ministry. The South...

Argentina’s new health minister pledges fair vaccine access after scandal

Argentina’s new Health Minister Carla Vizzotti was sworn in on Saturday after the country was rattled by a scandal over VIP coronavirus vaccine access,...

Ecuador’s Lasso advances to presidential runoff

Ecuadoran presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso on Sunday celebrated his passage to the second round of elections on April 11, in which he will face...

Brazil’s Petrobras executive management in talks on possible mass resignation – sources

Petroleo Brasileiro SA’s executive management is considering resigning en masse after the Brazilian government decided to replace Chief Executive Roberto Castello Branco, three people...

Argentina reports 5,944 new cases of COVID-19

Argentina reported 5,944 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the national tally to 2,060,625, the health ministry said. The ministry also reported 122 more deaths...

Argentina’s health minister told to resign

President Alberto Fernández asked Argentina’s health minister to resign after a well-known local journalist said he had been given a coronavirus vaccination preferentially after...

Bolivia has fewer high-risk cities amid declining COVID-19 cases

Bolivia reported a drop in the number of high-risk cities as fewer new COVID-19 cases were reported in the past weeks, the Health Ministry...

Brazil health ministry says plans to order 30 million more Coronavac doses

Brazil’s health ministry said on Friday it intends to buy 30 million doses of China’s Sinovac vaccine to be produced locally by the Butantan...

Colombia’s Covid-19 vaccination drive kicks off in major cities

Mass vaccination against Covid-19 kicked off on Thursday in Colombia's capital Bogota, the Colombian city with the most infections and deaths since the start...

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