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As coronavirus cases spread across Brazil indigenous communities in the remote Amazon rainforest are fearing the worst. Already struggling with the impact of deforestation and land encroachment, the virus is yet another threat to their survival.
At the same time malnutrition, the presence of othe diseases and a lack of access to health care could mean such tribes are particularly vulnerable to coronavirus, say health workers.
Now indiginous groups are urging officials to expel from their lands outsiders who could introduce the disease.
"We are demanding immediate removal of all intruders, miners, loggers, poachers, drug traffickers, laRead More – Source