RIO DE JANEIRO — A teenager from the Yanomami indigenous tribe has been killed by the new coronavirus in Brazil, the Health Ministry said Friday, raising alarm about the spread of the virus into protected lands.The 15-year-old, from a village within the Yanomami indigenous territory, had been hospitalized in an intensive care unit in Roraima state’s capital since April 3, according to the government. The ministry said late Friday that COVID-19 was the cause of his death, and he is the first resident of an indigenous territory to succumb to the disease.The teen moved from his home village roughly a year ago to another village to study, said Dário Kopenawa Yanomami, vice-president of the Hutukara association, which represents the ethnic group.The teen was hospitalized in March, but doctors released him. His health deteriorated when he was returning to his village and, after about a week there, he was airlifted to a hospital, Kopenawa said.“I am feeling very sad,” Kopenawa said. “He had a lot of fight left, a long life. But this happened.”Many of Brazil’s indigenous groups in the Amazon have effectively retreated into their territories. The concern is that the teen’s death is a harbinger of more cases as


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