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Brazil: One Virus, Two Worlds

Brazil has been devastated by coronavirus. More than 1.4 million people have been infected and the numbers are rising fast. Our World travels to Sao Paulo.

Brazil has been devastated by coronavirus: more than 1.4 million people have been infected and the numbers are rising fast. Yet President Bolsonaro has dismissed the virus as a little flu, leaving the country deeply divided as the death toll mounts.

Amid the chaos, it is Brazil's poorest who are being hardest hit - in particular, the country's millions of domestic workers. Many have had to keep working despite the risks, commuting from favelas to richer suburbs. Others have lost their jobs and now face a choice between eating and paying the rent.

Our World travels through the deserted streets of Brazil's biggest city Sao Paulo to meet them and their employers, and discover how the virus has changed their lives.

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