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Brazil lagging behind in anti-Covid-19 measures

We’re covering the government’s efforts for economic relief against Covid-19. Jair Bolsonaro’s inflammatory address to Brazilians. And the possibility of a “war effort” in Brazil.

How much is Brazil actually spending against Covid-19?

Almost every day over the past week, the Economy Minister has announced some form of new measure to ease Covid-19’s blow to the Brazilian economy. Many solutions involve bringing forward expenses that had already been budgeted, as opposed to bringing any “new money” to help fight the problem. Investment bank BTG Pactual came up with an estimation of the total amount to be spent by the government...

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