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Disaster looms for indigenous Amazon tribes as COVID-19 cases multiply

Disaster looms for indigenous Amazon tribes as COVID-19 cases multiply

With the coronavirus spreading into remote territories across the Brazilian Amazon, indigenous leaders and rights officials are pleading with the government to adopt urgent measures to head off a catastrophe. According to figures compiled by the Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB), the country’s principal indigenous federation, deaths from COVID-19 in indigenous communities have…

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