An Indigenous man receives the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine from a municipal health worker in the Sustainable Development Reserve of Tupe in Manaus, Brazil, Feb. 9, 2021. (CNS photo/Bruno Kelly, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Eduardo Campos Lima
Covid-19 immunization campaigns must overcome enormous difficulties in reaching remote indigenous groups, isolated riverside communities and the villages of quilombola people, the descendants of African slaves.
José Francisco, O.F.M., greets the queue in front of a Sefra food distribution site in São Paulo. Photo courtesy of Equipe de Comunicação Sefras.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Filipe Domingues
In Brazil under its Covid-19 lockdown: “At first, only the most vulnerable were starving, but the hunger queue is growing each day. It’s a hunger pandemic.”