A Red Cross volunteer vest projected on the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo: Reuters
A Red Cross volunteer vest projected on the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo: Reuters

Brazil’s coronavirus tally nears 4 million, second-worst outbreak after US

  • Brazil reports 46,934 new cases and 1,184 deaths in most recent 24-hour period
  • US prepares for Covid-19 vaccine roll-out two days before presidential election