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'How many people are going to die?' - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
As the coronavirus outbreak in Brazil rockets past 1 million cases, more than anywhere outside the United States, the frontlines have shifted increasingly from modern hospitals in major cities to poor, remote corners of this massive country.

The cities of Belem and Macapa at the mouth of the Amazon River emerged as major coronavirus hotspots in April and May. The virus has since spread deep into surrounding rural areas.
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June 25, 2020
Maria Angela, 56, who has tested positive for COVID-19, is transferred by Dr Jorge Hernandez, 35, and...
PORTEL, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
Maria Angela, 56, who has tested positive for COVID-19, is transferred by Dr Jorge Hernandez, 35, and health workers from her home at the riverside community Menino de Deus, onto an ambulance boat as she is taken to hospital, as healthcare workers visit riverside communities to check on residents during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Portel, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 13, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES TPX IMAGE OF THE DAY
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June 25, 2020
A gravedigger wears protective clothing (PPE) as he buries Edivaldo da Silva, 77, who died of COVID-19,...
BREVES, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
A gravedigger wears protective clothing (PPE) as he buries Edivaldo da Silva, 77, who died of COVID-19, at Recanto da Paz, a cemetery in the municipality of Breves, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 7, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES TPX IMAGE OF THE DAY
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June 25, 2020
A healthcare worker checks a man's temperature at the riverside community Pinheiro, as healthcare workers...
PORTEL, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
A healthcare worker checks a man's temperature at the riverside community Pinheiro, as healthcare workers visit riverside communities to check on residents during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Portel, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 13, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
Shirley Moraes, 39, who tested positive for COVID-19, is transferred to a hospital on an ambulance boat...
BREVES, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
Shirley Moraes, 39, who tested positive for COVID-19, is transferred to a hospital on an ambulance boat from Melgaco to Breves, as healthcare workers visit riverside communities to check on residents during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Breves, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 10, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
Healthcare workers Marilia Correa, 38, a nurse, Nizomar Monteiro, 38, a health secretary and Ademilton...
PORTEL, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
Healthcare workers Marilia Correa, 38, a nurse, Nizomar Monteiro, 38, a health secretary and Ademilton Valente, 34, a boat driver, walk along a bridge to access a house in the riverside community Pinheiro, as they visit riverside communities to check on residents during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Portel, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 6, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES REFILE - CORRECTING ID
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June 25, 2020
Healthcare workers move Valter da Silva, 51, who tested positive for COVID-19, onto a stretcher to be...
PORTEL, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
Healthcare workers move Valter da Silva, 51, who tested positive for COVID-19, onto a stretcher to be transferred to hospital from his home at the riverside community Pinheiro, as healthcare workers visit riverside communities to check on residents during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Portel, Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 13, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
Maria de Nazare 80, lies on a hammock as she is checked by Marilia Correa, 38, a nurse, at her home at...
PORTEL, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
Maria de Nazare 80, lies on a hammock as she is checked by Marilia Correa, 38, a nurse, at her home at the riverside community Pinheiro, as healthcare workers visit riverside communities to check on residents during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Portel, at Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 6, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES TPX IMAGE OF THE DAY
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June 25, 2020
A man experiencing severe pain and symptoms of COVID-19, waits on a hammock for healthcare workers to...
MELGACO, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
A man experiencing severe pain and symptoms of COVID-19, waits on a hammock for healthcare workers to transfer him from his house at the riverside community Galileia, to a hospital, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Melgaco, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 4, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
A three-toed sloth sits on a boat near the riverside community Sao Jose during the coronavirus disease...
MELGACO, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
A three-toed sloth sits on a boat near the riverside community Sao Jose during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Melgaco, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 4, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
Amadeu Amaral, 7, sails with his father along the Parauau River, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...
BREVES, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
Amadeu Amaral, 7, sails with his father along the Parauau River, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Breves, Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 7, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES TPX IMAGE OF THE DAY
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June 25, 2020
Children sit by the entrance of their home at the riverside community Pinheiro, while healthcare workers...
PORTEL, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
Children sit by the entrance of their home at the riverside community Pinheiro, while healthcare workers visit riverside communities to check on residents during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Portel, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 13, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
An aerial view through an airplane window shows a deforested plot of land near a river as the aeroplane...
MARAJO ISLAND, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
An aerial view through an airplane window shows a deforested plot of land near a river as the aeroplane travels between the city of Belem and Breves, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 3, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
Luciendro Costa, 13, whose mother tested positive for COVID-19, bathes in the river Acuti Pereira, at...
PORTEL, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
Luciendro Costa, 13, whose mother tested positive for COVID-19, bathes in the river Acuti Pereira, at the riverside community Menino de Deus, as healthcare workers visit riverside communities to check on residents during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Portel, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 13, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES TPX IMAGE OF THE DAY
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June 25, 2020
A boy plays with a kite as he swims in the river Acuti Pereira at the riverside community Santo Ezequiel...
PORTEL, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
A boy plays with a kite as he swims in the river Acuti Pereira at the riverside community Santo Ezequiel Moreno where he lives, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Portel, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 5, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
A resident of the riverside community Galileia, whose wife tested positive for COVID-19, removes the...
MELGACO, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
A resident of the riverside community Galileia, whose wife tested positive for COVID-19, removes the shells of prawns as he prepares a meal at his home, while being visited by healthcare workers as they visit riverside communities to check on residents during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Melgaco, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 4, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
Acai berries and fish are left on a table at a home being visited by health care workers who are visiting...
MELGACO, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
Acai berries and fish are left on a table at a home being visited by health care workers who are visiting riverside communities to check on residents during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Melgaco, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 4, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
A street cleaner disinfects a street wearing protective clothing (PPE), during the coronavirus disease...
BREVES, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
A street cleaner disinfects a street wearing protective clothing (PPE), during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Breves, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 3, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
Assembleia de Deus, a church that sits by the river Parauau, stands in the municipality of Breves, during...
BREVES, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
Assembleia de Deus, a church that sits by the river Parauau, stands in the municipality of Breves, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 7, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
Men wearing protective face masks drive by in an open-top car during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...
BREVES, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
Men wearing protective face masks drive by in an open-top car during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Breves, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 7, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
A healthcare worker treats a child who has an infection, as his mother looks on, in front of their home...
PORTEL, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
A healthcare worker treats a child who has an infection, as his mother looks on, in front of their home at the riverside community Menino de Deus, as healthcare workers visit riverside communities to check on residents during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Portel, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 13, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
Men wear protective face masks as they sit outside at the riverside community Menino de Deus, as healthcare...
BREVES, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
Men wear protective face masks as they sit outside at the riverside community Menino de Deus, as healthcare workers visit riverside communities to check on residents during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Breves, Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 13, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
Dr Jorge Hernandez, 35, stands near Maria Angela, 56, who has tested positive for COVID-19, as healthcare...
PORTEL, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
Dr Jorge Hernandez, 35, stands near Maria Angela, 56, who has tested positive for COVID-19, as healthcare workers carry her on a stretcher at the riverside community Menino de Deus where she lives, to be taken onto an ambulance boat to be transferred to hospital, as healthcare workers visit riverside communities to check on residents during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Portel, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 13, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES TPX IMAGE OF THE DAY
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June 25, 2020
Healthcare workers move Valter da Silva, 51, who tested positive for COVID-19, onto a stretcher as he...
PORTEL, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
Healthcare workers move Valter da Silva, 51, who tested positive for COVID-19, onto a stretcher as he is transferred to hospital from his home at the riverside community Pinheiro, as healthcare workers visit riverside communities to check on residents during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Portel, Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 13, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
Paramedics treat a man who was injured in a boat accident on the river Parauau as they help to move him...
BREVES, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
Paramedics treat a man who was injured in a boat accident on the river Parauau as they help to move him onto a boat to be transported to a Hospital, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Breves, Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 7, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
Healthcare workers speak to a woman who lives at the riverside community Galileia, as healthcare workers...
MELGACO, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
Healthcare workers speak to a woman who lives at the riverside community Galileia, as healthcare workers visit riverside communities to check on residents during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Melgaco, Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 4, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
Healthcare workers check Carmem Silva, 79, Benedeita Vieira Santos, 105 and Manuel Ferreira Santos, 96...
MELGACO, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
Healthcare workers check Carmem Silva, 79, Benedeita Vieira Santos, 105 and Manuel Ferreira Santos, 96 at the riverside community Galileia where they live, as healthcare workers visit riverside communities to check on residents during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Melgaco, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 4, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
Healthcare workers treat a man who had a piece of wood stuck inside of his foot, at the riverside community...
MELGACO, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
Healthcare workers treat a man who had a piece of wood stuck inside of his foot, at the riverside community Galileia, as healthcare workers visit riverside communities to check on residents during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Melgaco, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 4, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
A boy reacts as he watches healthcare workers treating his father, who had a piece of wood stuck inside...
MELGACO, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
A boy reacts as he watches healthcare workers treating his father, who had a piece of wood stuck inside of his foot, at the riverside community Galileia where they live, as healthcare workers visit riverside communities to check on residents during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Melgaco, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 4, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
A healthcare worker holds a packet of hydroxychloroquine sulfate, azitrophar and chloroquine diphosphate,...
PORTEL, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
A healthcare worker holds a packet of hydroxychloroquine sulfate, azitrophar and chloroquine diphosphate, which some doctors have been distributing to people who have tested positive for COVID-19, as part of a remedy kit for treatment, at the riverside community Santo Ezequiel Moreno, as healthcare workers travel to riverside communities during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Portel, at Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 5, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
Davi da Silva Alves, 39, who is a resident of a riverside community along of the Pacaja River, is treated...
BREVES, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
Davi da Silva Alves, 39, who is a resident of a riverside community along of the Pacaja River, is treated by healthcare workers as he experiences COVID-19 symptoms while being transferred to a hospital on an ambulance helicopter, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Breves, Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 8, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
Maria de Jesus, 36, sits with her children in her home at the riverside community Galileia, as she reacts...
MELGACO, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
Maria de Jesus, 36, sits with her children in her home at the riverside community Galileia, as she reacts to being told by healthcare workers that she has tested positive for COVID-19, as healthcare workers visit riverside communities to check on residents during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Melgaco, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 4, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
Jorge Silva, 35, an employee who works at Terra Santa Urns Factory, which manufactures coffins, buffs...
BREVES, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
Jorge Silva, 35, an employee who works at Terra Santa Urns Factory, which manufactures coffins, buffs the wood of a coffin, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Breves, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 9, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
Relatives of Andrelina Bizerra da Silva, 49, who died on the way to a health clinic after she experienced...
BREVES, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
Relatives of Andrelina Bizerra da Silva, 49, who died on the way to a health clinic after she experienced days of suffering from shortness of breath and then fainted at her home, carry the coffin holding her body into her home before her wake, by the Camaraipi River where she lived, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Breves, Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 10, 2020. "To be honest, there are a lot of negative thoughts among us," said Felipe Costa Silva, Bizerra da Silva's nephew. "How long is this going to last for? How many people are going to die?" REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
A child looks through the window as the coffin holding Andrelina Bizerra da Silva, 49, who died on the...
PORTEL, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
A child looks through the window as the coffin holding Andrelina Bizerra da Silva, 49, who died on the way to a health clinic after she experienced days of suffering from shortness of breath and then fainted at her home, is left next to a burning candle during her wake, by the river Camaraipi where she lived, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Portel, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 10, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
Relatives of Andrelina Bizerra da Silva, 49, who died on the way to a health clinic after she experienced...
BREVES, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
Relatives of Andrelina Bizerra da Silva, 49, who died on the way to a health clinic after she experienced days of suffering from shortness of breath and then fainted at her home, carry the coffin holding her body off a boat, to be taken into her home before her wake, by the Camaraipi River where she lived, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Breves, Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 10, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
A three-toed sloth hangs from a tree near a house at the riverside community Sao Jose, during the coronavirus...
MELGACO, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
A three-toed sloth hangs from a tree near a house at the riverside community Sao Jose, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Melgaco, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 4, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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June 25, 2020
Houses stand along the river of the riverside community Santo Ezequiel Moreno, during the coronavirus...
PORTEL, Brazil
The Wider Image: "How many people are going to die?" - COVID-19 races up the Amazon
Houses stand along the river of the riverside community Santo Ezequiel Moreno, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the municipality of Portel, on Marajo island, Para state, Brazil, June 5, 2020. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino SEARCH "COVID-19 BRAZIL AMAZON" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES
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