A TERRIFYING number of babies are mysteriously dying of Covid-19 in Brazil doctors have warned. Despite overwhelming evidence the virus rarely k
A TERRIFYING number of babies are mysteriously dying of Covid-19 in Brazil doctors have warned.
Despite overwhelming evidence the virus rarely kills young children, 1,300 babies have died from it over the past year.
Brazil’s coronavirus infection rate – the second highest in the world – a severe lack of testing and a President accused of failing to take the virus seriously enough are being blamed for the increased deaths.
Of course, the more cases we have and, as a result, the more hospitalisations, the greater the number of deaths in all age groups, including children,” Renato Kfouri, president of the Scientific Department of Immunisations of the Brazilian Society of Pediatrics told the BBC.
“But if the pandemic were controlled, this scenario could evidently be minimised,” he added.
It comes as Brits itching to enjoy a well-deserved holiday could find out the available destinations by May.
Boris Johnson is said to be granting tourists the list of Covid-secure countries under a traffic light system.
EasyJet is readying its mothballed aircraft and boss Johan Lundgren believes France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Croatia, Cyprus and Turkey will make the “green light” list in the next few months.
He told The Sun: “Summer can really take off this year.
“I wouldn’t see a reason why you wouldn’t have the majority of the countries of Europe in there.
“It is important that the Government comes out with this list as soon as possible. This is the main question for most of our customers right now.”
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