Brazil's defense minister reportedly suggested canceling the elections if changes aren't made to address the far-right president's baseless claims about voter fraud.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has had the hiccups "24 hours a day" for over a week, he says.
The all-time great led Argentina to the Copa America championship against Brazil in Rio de Janeiro.
Far-right President Jair Bolsonaro is facing allegations of corruption, official investigations and mass protests as Brazil’s death toll continues to climb.
WHO said all viruses "change over time" and hoped the shift would remove stigma associated with regions where variants were first seen.
Indigenous leaders, journalists, scientists, doctors and other critics have faced increasing threats from the far-right president’s government in recent months.
The country lost 100,000 lives in just one month. Some health experts warn there may be gruesome days ahead when the Southern Hemisphere enters winter.
Health care workers in Rio de Janeiro say they have had to resort to tying conscious patients to beds during the procedures.
It comes amid repeated setbacks in the worldwide vaccination campaign and a deepening crisis in places such as Brazil, India and France.