Opinion

Getting Sick in Brazil

Getting sick in Brazil Michael Kepp Bloomberg
Photo: Zhen Hu
Getting sick in Brazil Michael Kepp Bloomberg
Photo: Zhen Hu

Getting sick in a foreign country can put one at a formidable disadvantage. Brazil compensates for this handicap, not by its plethora of pharmacies, but by the willingness of its people to aid strangers who become ill. Their nurturing nature, the byproduct of a sui generis generosity, is a discovery many gringos...

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