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Is Deforestation Spreading COVID-19 to the Indigenous Peoples?


  • Humberto Laudares
  • Pedro Henrique Gagliardi


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  • Humberto Laudares & Pedro Henrique Gagliardi, 2020. "Is Deforestation Spreading COVID-19 to the Indigenous Peoples?," Working Papers 08, Instituto de Estudos para Políticas de Saúde.
  • Handle: RePEc:amc:wpaper:08

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    COVID-19; deforestation; health inequality; racial inequality; indigenous peoples; Brazil;
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