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COVID-19 Infects Brazil's Indigenous Population05:17


Brazil's coronavirus outbreak is the second-worst in the world. With nearly 3 million cases the focus has been on the big cities like Rio and Sao Paulo but COVID-19 is also putting Brazil's Indigenous people at risk.

They live in remote locations along the Amazon and many of them have had very little contact with the outside world.

Host Tonya Mosley speaks with journalist Maurício Angelo, who has been investigating.

This segment aired on August 6, 2020.

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