COVID-19 in Brazil: the headlines should be about science

We have all heard this story: fuelled by untimely political disputes, COVID-19 spread like wildfire in Brazil. Much attention has been given to these controversies, and understandably so: reports about the president who replies, “So what?” when asked about escalating deaths incite our curiosity and our exasperation. These are the stories everyone hears about, the stories everyone talks about, including the Editors.

COVID-19 in Brazil: “So what?”.