Politics Challenge COVID-19 Vaccinations in Brazil

Americas Now

By February of 2021, more than a quarter million Brazilians had died due to COVID-19.

That made Brazil the second country in the world with the largest death toll after the US.

Scientists also located a new virus strain.

But the country’s overall health has fallen into a political diatribe.

Maria Valls met with the governor of Sao Paulo, ground zero for vaccination in the largest country in South America.