A well-known and versatile actor, film buffs will recognize Holm for portraying the hobbit Bilbo Baggins in "The Lord of The Rings" films.
Brazil's 7-day rolling average of daily cases and deaths have been on a mostly increasing trend since the outbreak began.
The South American country has the third-highest death toll of any country, second only to the U.S. and U.K.
The Lençóis Maranhenses National Park in northeastern Brazil is known for its dunes that fill up with rainwater during the wet seasons.
A top epidemiologist in Brazil told Reuters there was "pressure" from President Jair Bolsanaro's chief-of-staff's office to water down coronavirus restrictions.
New projections by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation indicate Brazil may not reach its COVID-19 death peak until mid-July.
The World Health Organization suspended a trial assessing hydroxychloroquine as a COVID-19 treatment due to safety concerns.
Brazil is now second only to the U.S. in having the highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the world.
Brazil has the third-highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases of any nation, and its daily death toll hit a record high of 1,179.
The country has overtaken the number of cases in Italy and Spain, reporting the fourth-highest number of infections in the world after the U.S., Russia and the U.K.
Nelson Teich is the second Brazilian health minister to resign in the past month. Teich was appointed on April 17 after Bolsonaro dismissed Luiz Henrique Mandetta, who also resisted the use of chloroquine and supported lockdown measures.
Few world leaders have been as dismissive of the coronavirus pandemic as Bolsonaro, but this has not stopped it from taking hold in Latin America's powerhouse.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro recently said that he is planning a 30-person barbecue on Saturday despite the outbreak of the novel coronavirus and the different guidelines in place to stop the spread.
The country's daily death toll could potentially surpass 800 by May 11, according to the latest virus projection model by the Imperial College COVID-19 Response Team.
An increasing number of Brazilians are leaving their homes and dismissing social distancing guidelines in a move many regional government leaders say is being encouraged by President Jair Bolsonaro.
Bolsonaro has repeatedly dismissed the coronavirus as a "little cold" and urged residents to keep the country's economy going.
On Wednesday, Brazil's National Security Advisor Augusto Helano confirmed that he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, marking 15 Brazilian delegates to the U.S. with positive tests. Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, who visited with the Brazilian officials, also tested positive.
Up to 1,000 prisoners in Brazil escaped Monday after learning that their planned temporary Easter release had been cancelled over fears of spreading COVID-19 coronavirus.
The removed titles include an episode of Hasan Minhaj's comedy show "Patriot Act."
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President Jair Bolsonaro made the homophobic comments on Friday when asked by a journalist from media outlet Globo about the ongoing investigations into his son, Flávio Bolsonaro.
President Donald Trump boasted about his "strong" relationship with scandal-plagued Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Friday, after cancelling plans to reinstate steel tariffs on the country.
"The precious Amazon is teetering on the edge of functional destruction and, with it, so are we," the editors of a leading scientific journal wrote.
Significant fire outbreaks in the Amazon, Australia and the Arctic Circle—among others—made headlines around the world this year.
Dante Mantovani released a video on his YouTube page in which he connected rock music to the "abortion industry," and also referenced "satanism"
Without providing any evidence, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro had claimed DiCaprio had funded non-profit groups that he alleges are responsible for the fires that have ravaged the Amazon rainforest this year.
According to the scientists, there are three main types of fire in the Amazon—all of which are caused my human activities.
Brazil's religious right, bolstered by conservative president Jair Bolsonaro, are pushing cuts to sex education amid skyrocketing rates of HIV and syphilis.
Authorities announced the Thursday arrest of Saifullah Al-Mamun, who they allege smuggled large numbers of people into the U.S. by way of a network operating in Brazil and Latin America.