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Boy, 15, becomes first coronavirus case in remote Amazon tribes amid fears deadly bug could wipe out native communities

1 month ago   |   By The Sun


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Remote Amazon tribe faces being wiped out after boy, 15, is infected with coronavirus

Remote Amazon tribe faces being wiped out after boy, 15, is infected with coronavirus

1 month ago   |   By Metro

File picture of Yanomami tribe members performing a dance at the the community of Irotatheri
A member of the Yanomami rainforest community is in hospital after becoming the first member of his tribe to catch coronavirus .
There are now fears that the disease could wipe out entire indigenous groups following his admission to the General Hospital of Roraima, Brazil, where he was in a critical condition.
He was taken there on April 3 suffering from a shortness of breath, chest pain, a sore throat and a fever and is now in intensive care. Indigenous peoples in the Amazon rainforest are...
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