Why Covid-19 is Impacting Rio’s Copacabana the Hardest


RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The coronavirus pandemic has hit the world well-known Copacabana seaside district of Rio de Janeiro significantly exhausting: the extra prosperous southern zone of the district ranks on the prime of the official checklist of coronavirus deaths within the metropolis.

There’s a purpose for this: in line with the final 2010 census, Copacabana information the very best proportion of aged residents in Brazil. Epidemiologist Alexandre Kalache even claims that no different district in Latin America has such excessive density of senior residents. The 74-year-old Brazilian should know. He is among the world’s main specialists . . .

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