Covid-19: Prisons exposed in Brazil’s crisis

Prisons have proved fertile grounds for SARS-CoV-2 worldwide. As Latin America becomes the new epicentre of the pandemic, the unsanitary living conditions of the world’s third largest prison population cannot be ignored, writes Rodrigo de Oliveira Andrade In the two months since Brazil became the country second most affected by the covid-19 pandemic, cases in its jails have soared. The country…