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rcxb1 Bronze badge

Re: An interesting dichotomy

> In China they have strict lockdowns [...] In Brazil they have a zero effs given policy and any number of cases is OK.

Who says Brazil is OK?

According to the CDC, risk of contracting COVID in Brazil is HIGH:

https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/covid-3/coronavirus-brazil

https://covid19.who.int/region/amro/country/br

While COVID risk in China is LOW:

https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/covid-1/coronavirus-china

https://covid19.who.int/region/wpro/country/cn

I think China's efforts would be better used to ensure 99% vaccination rates, but there has been a stark difference between the death tolls in China versus Brazil.

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