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US President Donald Trump and Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro.

The anti-science leadership of Trump, Bolsonaro, and Putin led to the worst coronavirus outbreaks in the world

"These leaders have cost tens of thousands of lives in their countries," a top global health expert at Georgetown University told Insider.
Satere-mawe indigenous men navigate the Ariau river during the coronavirus pandemic at the Sahu-Ape community in Brazil’s Amazonas State in May 2020.

Brazil’s indigenous people could face a ‘genocide’ as their coronavirus death rate soars even higher than the rest of the hard-hit c...

The Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil found the coronavirus death rate among Brazil's indigenous people has reached 12.6%.
President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil reacts with wear protective mask during a press conference about outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID - 19) at the Planalto Palace on March 20, 2020 in Brasilia, Brazil.

Brazilian President Bolsonaro’s response mirrors the Trump playbook from praising protesters to touting unproven remedies — and the death ...

"We're in a state of calamity," Carlos Fortaleza, an epidemiologist at São Paulo State University, told The Wall Street Journal earlier this month.
Passengers wearing protective face masks travel on a public bus in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on April 29, 2020.

How Brazil went from carnival floats to mass graves. Photos show what it’s like in the world’s latest coronavirus hotspot.

As the country struggles with overwhelmed hospitals and morgues, its president Jair Bolsonaro is still downplaying the threat of the coronavirus.

3 possible futures for the pandemic (and a scary projection)

Experts laid out three potential futures for the coronavirus pandemic, and none of them is very encouraging.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro accused the WHO of encouraging sexual activity in children in a now-deleted Facebook post

Business Insider could find no proof for Bolsonaro's retracted claim that the WHO actively advises sexual experiences in children under 10.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks on as he delivers a statement during his visit at the Health Ministry national hotline, in Kiryat Malachi, Israel

The coronavirus just created a new dictator in Europe and has emboldened the toxic behavior of authoritarians worldwide

"Authoritarian leaders ... are using the coronavirus crisis ... to strengthen their grip on power and weaken dissent," one political scientist said.
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro.

Facebook and Twitter blocked videos from Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro for coronavirus misinformation

Bolsonaro has consistently downplayed the threat of the coronavirus, saying it is "just a little flu or the sniffles."
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro at an evangelical march in Brasilia in August 2019.

Brazilian President Bolsonaro suggested his people are naturally immune to the coronavirus, claiming they can swim in sewage and ‘nothing happen...

Jair Bolsonaro has been criticized for downplaying the coronavirus crisis in his country. At least 77 Brazilians have died of COVID-19 so far.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he tested negative for the coronavirus following reports that he tested positive

Bolsonaro said on Twitter on Friday that he tested negative for the coronavirus. Reports had suggested that he tested positive.