Health workers from Doctors Without Borders visit a squatter camp to conduct medical examinations in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, on Wednesday, June 3.
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In pictures: The coronavirus is surging in Brazil

Updated 5:50 PM ET, Wed June 3, 2020

Health workers from Doctors Without Borders visit a squatter camp to conduct medical examinations in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, on Wednesday, June 3.
Andre Penner/AP

Brazil is one of the few large countries in the world where coronavirus cases — and death rates — are still rising.

It is Latin America's hardest-hit country, with confirmed cases climbing by the thousands each day.

Only the United States has more confirmed cases than Brazil, which has passed 500,000. More than 30,000 people have died.