Webinar – June 25th: The Emerging Crisis in Brazil

Brazil is now the global COVID-19 hotspot with over 1,000 deaths per day and more than 1 million cases overall. President Bolsonaro’s failure to respond to the pandemic places the burden on state and local governments. During this live webinar on June 25th, world-renowned public health expert Dr. Cesar Victora shared new results from studies […]

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Recent Highlights – 6/19

The world has entered a ‘dangerous phase’ with the reopening, according to the WHO [Spanish; “‘El mundo entró en una ‘fase peligrosa’ con el desconfinamiento’: OMS”] The general director of the World Health Organization (WHO) warned this Friday that the world has entered a new and dangerous phase in the fight against COVID-19 as countries […]

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Recent Highlights – 6/16

The Coronavirus is killing many more young people in the developing world [Spanish; “El coronavirus está matando a muchos más jóvenes en los países en vías de desarrollo”] COVID-19 is currently making its move towards the developing world, and while doing so, is changing the profile of victims of the disease. Opposite to what was […]

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Press Conference on June 2 – Brazil Chapter Presentation

As coronavirus deaths in Brazil continue to climb, researchers and university leadership discussed the current COVID-19 containment situation in the country and the region and their findings on the impact of delayed and poorly planned responses and policies during a press conference on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. Combined with previously released state-level data on Mexico […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 8:30 a.m. EDT

Media Contact:Megan OndrizekUniversity Communications305-284-3667m.ondrizek@umiami.eduSubscribe to News@TheU University of Miami Latin America COVID-19 Observatory to launch Brazil and comparative regional data analysis The platform was developed by the Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas, Miller School of Medicine, College of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Communication, in collaboration with research partners throughout Latin […]

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