Coronavirus

How the pandemic evolved in three hotbeds in the Americas

Infection and death curves in New York City, São Paulo, and Mexico City go some way to explaining how the U.S., Brazil, and Mexico have fared against the coronavirus

How the pandemic evolved in three hotbeds in the Americas
Illustration: André Chiavassa/TBR

The Americas region is the global epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, with five of the top 10 countries with the most Covid-19 confirmed infections in the world. To better understand the progress of this spread, we at The Brazilian Report have looked into data from three of the largest cities in the continent — the epicenters of the outbreak within the U.S., Brazil, and Mexico.[/restricted]

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