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Health Minister Luiz Henrique Mandetta said the government had to be realistic about who holds power in many such neighborhoods."We have to understand that these are areas where the state is often absent and the ones in charge are drug traffickers and militia groups," he told a news conference.
He said the authorities had just launched a pilot project in one favela on managing coronavirus risk, but did not say where.An estimated 11.5 million Brazilians live in favelas, around six percent of the population.They are frequent scenes of street battles between armed gangs and police.
Mandetta advocates strict social distancing measures to contain the virus, in line with World Health Organization recommendations.He has clashed with his boss, far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, who argues that closing businesses and telling people to stay home is unnecessarily damaging the economy.
The US is set for another jarring look at how badly the coronavirus has marred the economy when new weekly jobless benefit claim data was released on Thursday.
Photo taken on March 30 shows an almost-empty terminal building at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington of Virginia, the US. Photo: XinhuaSharing the anxiety felt by Chinese parents, Chen is trying his best with his colleagues in the UK to send face masks, medicines and daily necessities to foreign students in the country.
"Health Packs" prepared by InterGreat Education Group for Chinese students studying in the UK Photo: Courtesy of InterGreat Education GroupNo easy return
While most overseas students have opted to stay where they are in order to avoid cross-infections on the journey home, some students do have difficulties living abroad without family members amid the growing pandemic. The next stage of their study is also unclear, as schools and universities have been closed or restricted access to campuses indefinitely to curb the spread of the virus."It's difficult for me to make such a decision in a rush," Sophie Wang, a college student in London who had recently returned to China and completed a 14-day quarantine period in Beijing, told the Global Times, adding that her parents urged her to go back.