Corona perspectives: The Covid-19 pandemic in the Brazilian favelas

ince the president of Brazil Bolsonaro has downplayed the Covid-19 pandemic, other parts of society has been forced to address the issue. This article describes how journalists in Brazil have taken on the job to raise awareness of the virus in the favelas.

A question is also what Covid-19 testing numbers mean in Brazil. See the podcast from Brazilian Report for more information.…/explaining-brazil-coronavirus-n…/…/brazilian-favela-journalists-lead-actio…

With thanks to former LNUC Concurrences guest researcher Isabella Santos Mundim.


Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies monitors the Covid-19 pandemic

There is little doubt that the Covid-19 pandemic affects communities and nations across the world in different ways, and that the world’s poor are going to experience this crisis much more keenly than people belonging to affluent communities. As a postcolonial research centre, Linnaeus University Centre for Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies will help monitor the development of the crisis. At the centre's web page above, you will find research and opinion pieces that highlight the dispersed and uneven impact of the crisis in Swedish and global society.

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