Nurses dying from COVID-19 in Brazil
South America;Brazil

Brazil is the largest country in Latin America.It has seen over 23,000 deaths due to COVID-19, with over 374,000 positive cases of the disease.

The Federal Nursing Council says the health system was in crisis before the pandemic. Now with the arrival of coronavirus the situation is tragic.

The Nurses Union reports that lack of PPE and equipment, are creating life threatening conditions for nurses in Brazil.

At least 16,600 nurses have been infected with COVID-19 in Brazil, and 150 died.