Brazil virus toll surges to third-highest in world

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Brazil's death toll from the new coronavirus has surpassed Italy's to become the third-highest in the world, as the UN's secretary-general called for a "people's vaccine" to stem the pandemic. The figures from Brazil underlined the toll the virus is taking in Latin America, the latest epicentre in the pandemic, even as Europe...
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Largest country in South America
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Country in southern Europe
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Region of the Americas where Romance languages are primarily spoken
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