The number of deaths linked to COVID-19 in Brazil has passed 150,000, the second-highest toll in the world.
The fact that president Jair Bolsonaro has been downplaying the virus – even after having contracted it – has not helped efforts to curb the spread.
Scientists fear that Brazil is only in its first wave and a second wave is coming.
Al Jazeera’s Monica Yanakiew reports from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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