THE PATH OF HUMANITY IN THE PANDEMIC OF COVID-19: THE CHOICE OF THE REALISTIC, OPTIMIST OR PESSIMIST SCENARIO
O CAMINHO DA HUMANIDADE NA PANDEMIA DA COVID-19: A ESCOLHA DO CENÁRIO REALISTA, OTIMISTA OU PESSIMISTA
Keywords:Pandemic, SARS COV 2, COVID-19
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), characterized as a pandemic, has been causing a global recession in the economic and health systems1-3. Brazil faces the biggest health and hospital crisis in its history. On the night of 26/03/2021, 3,158 lives were lost in just twenty-four hours. The gloomy record reflects the country's lack of control of the pandemic, with almost 300,000 fatalities from Covid-19. Nineteen states and the Federal District are high in lethality and mortality indicators.
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