One official's ascent reveals the central role that unproven treatments continue to play in Brazil.
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Persistent delays have left Brazil's 210 million residents vulnerable to one of the worst coronavirus outbreaks on the planet.
Support for the country's leader has fallen by the largest amount since the beginning of his government in 2019, according to one poll.
More than 1.7 million people in Brazil have tested positive for coronavirus and nearly 68,000 have died. Only the United States has performed worse.