WORLD Brazil to tackle health needs of indigenous people in state of Maranhao

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Brazil to tackle health needs of indigenous people in state of Maranhao

Xinhua

20:04, October 04, 2020

A medical worker conducts COVID-19 test for an indigenous man in the state of Maranhao, Brazil, Oct. 3, 2020. The Brazilian government launched on Saturday the third phase of "Operation Maranhao" to provide medical care for indigenous people in the northeastern state. The operation, which began on Sept. 14, aims to serve the needs of more than 30,000 indigenous people in the state and provide specialized services in the fight against COVID-19. (Photo by Lucio Tavora/Xinhua)

Indigenous people ride a motorcycle to go to a medical center in the state of Maranhao, Brazil, Oct. 3, 2020. The Brazilian government launched on Saturday the third phase of "Operation Maranhao" to provide medical care for indigenous people in the northeastern state. The operation, which began on Sept. 14, aims to serve the needs of more than 30,000 indigenous people in the state and provide specialized services in the fight against COVID-19. (Photo by Lucio Tavora/Xinhua)

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 3, 2020 shows a village in the state of Maranhao, Brazil. The Brazilian government launched on Saturday the third phase of "Operation Maranhao" to provide medical care for indigenous people in the northeastern state. The operation, which began on Sept. 14, aims to serve the needs of more than 30,000 indigenous people in the state and provide specialized services in the fight against COVID-19. (Photo by Lucio Tavora/Xinhua)

Indigenous people wait for medical treatment in the state of Maranhao, Brazil, Oct. 3, 2020. The Brazilian government launched on Saturday the third phase of "Operation Maranhao" to provide medical care for indigenous people in the northeastern state. The operation, which began on Sept. 14, aims to serve the needs of more than 30,000 indigenous people in the state and provide specialized services in the fight against COVID-19. (Photo by Lucio Tavora/Xinhua)

Indigenous people ride a motorcycle to go to a medical center in the state of Maranhao, Brazil, Oct. 3, 2020. The Brazilian government launched on Saturday the third phase of "Operation Maranhao" to provide medical care for indigenous people in the northeastern state. The operation, which began on Sept. 14, aims to serve the needs of more than 30,000 indigenous people in the state and provide specialized services in the fight against COVID-19. (Photo by Lucio Tavora/Xinhua)

A medical worker conducts COVID-19 test for an indigenous man in the state of Maranhao, Brazil, Oct. 3, 2020. The Brazilian government launched on Saturday the third phase of "Operation Maranhao" to provide medical care for indigenous people in the northeastern state. The operation, which began on Sept. 14, aims to serve the needs of more than 30,000 indigenous people in the state and provide specialized services in the fight against COVID-19. (Photo by Lucio Tavora/Xinhua)

Medical workers treat indigenous people in the state of Maranhao, Brazil, Oct. 3, 2020. The Brazilian government launched on Saturday the third phase of "Operation Maranhao" to provide medical care for indigenous people in the northeastern state. The operation, which began on Sept. 14, aims to serve the needs of more than 30,000 indigenous people in the state and provide specialized services in the fight against COVID-19. (Photo by Lucio Tavora/Xinhua)

A medical worker treats an indigenous boy in the state of Maranhao, Brazil, Oct. 3, 2020. The Brazilian government launched on Saturday the third phase of "Operation Maranhao" to provide medical care for indigenous people in the northeastern state. The operation, which began on Sept. 14, aims to serve the needs of more than 30,000 indigenous people in the state and provide specialized services in the fight against COVID-19. (Photo by Lucio Tavora/Xinhua)

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