Brazil is the country with the most COVID-19 cases after the USA. The economy has been battered too. Almost 5 million people lost their jobs between February and April, according to the latest figures from the national statistics office.
The Red Cross has decried the politicization of the pandemic, warning that the "divisive" responses by leaders in countries such as Brazil and the United States was taking its toll. Follow DW for the latest.
American infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci has described chaos in the US' handling of the novel coronavirus pandemic. He has warned that a "safe and effective vaccine" is not guaranteed. Follow DW for the latest.
Brazil's densley populated favela communities have been largely abandoned by the state in the fight against coronavirus. Residents are now organizing their own responses to contain the pandemic.
Pubs, restaurants and hairdressers have opened in England for the first time in three months, in what the media dubbed "Super Saturday." Spain has put 200,000 people back into lockdown. Follow DW for the latest.
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