President Jair Bolsonaro hits out at "unjustified" attacks over deforestation in the world's biggest rainforest during G20 summit, claiming critics were from "less competitive" countries.
Silveira Freitas,40, was buried in somber ceremony in southern city of Porto Alegre where he was beaten to death by white security guards, sparking protests across the country.
Brazilian regulator says testing of the vaccine will, however, continue even after the volunteer's death.
Another report from the Brazilian Public Security Forum says the number of murders and other violent deaths in Brazil increased 7.1 percent in the first half of the year, despite lockdown measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
Brazilian football star Robinho was found guilty of rape in 2017 in Italy.
Surveys suggest coronavirus has infected so many people, that in some countries, immunity to the deadly virus has been developed. But experts remain sceptical.
The event featuring tightly packed crowds dancing through the streets draws millions of tourists from around Brazil and the world to the beachside city each year.
Thousands of blazes are sweeping through the Pantanal, the world's largest wetland, threatening one of the most biodiverse ecosystems on the planet.
Sao Paulo, the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in hard-hit Brazil, is one of six states helping to test the so-called CoronaVac vaccine developed by Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac Biotech.
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