The World Health Organization's top official has warned of a "catastrophic moral failure" because of unequal Covid vaccine policies.
News of the variant in Brazil comes after two separate mutant strains of the virus were discovered in the U.K. and South Africa earlier this year.
Argentina's government has said the new one-off wealth tax could see Latin America's third-largest economy collect up to $3.7 billion.
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The diagnosis comes after Brazil's president consistently dismissed the threat of the virus for months.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tested positive for the coronavirus Tuesday, shortly after the presidential palace said he had displayed symptoms.
Brazilian media said Bolsonaro has canceled all his official activities until he gets the results of his test for Covid-19.
Argentina and the "Ad Hoc" bondholder group both effectively accuse one another of refusing to cede ground in order to reach a deal.
Brazil has reported more cases over the last week than any other seven-day period since the outbreak began.
Reported Covid-19 cases around the world reached 5 million on Thursday as some countries begin easing strict social distancing guidelines and look to reopen their economies, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The number of reported cases worldwide hit 5,000,038 and the global death toll now stands at 328,172, according to Hopkins.
The crisis-prone South American country has entered a critical period of make-or-break talks with international creditors.
Argentina has proposed to ban all internal and international flights through to Sept. 1 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
The president of Latin America's largest economy has repeatedly played down the threat of the pandemic, dismissing it as a "little flu."
Guyana is set to decide on a new government to oversee the highest amount of oil per person of any country in the world.
Venezuela's internationally-recognized government concedes the last 12 months have been "very tough."
The Iranian response could come in "many different guises, many different places at any time," Gerald Feierstein, former U.S. ambassador to Yemen, said.
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