Global report: Brazil’s deadliest day as Trump calls US cases a ‘badge of honour’

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Global report: Brazil’s deadliest day as Trump calls US cases a ‘badge of honour’




Trump considers Brazil travel ban and hails huge number of US cases as testing triumph; World Bank warns 60m will fall into extreme poverty

Brazil has seen its most deadly day since the coronavirus outbreak began, prompting Donald Trump to consider a ban on travel to the US from Brazil as he declared the huge number of US cases of coronavirus was “a badge of honour”.

After a cabinet meeting on Tuesday at the White House, Trump said: “I don’t want people coming over here and infecting our people. I don’t want people over there sick either,” in relation to Brazil.

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