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São Paulo not working for a lockdown

We’re covering why São Paulo has avoided a full-scale lockdown that is well overdue. Brazil’s growing Covid-19 curve. And the impacts of the pandemic on private banks.

Avoiding lockdown, São Paulo grapples with rushed solutions

Many experts have praised the synergy between São Paulo Mayor Bruno Covas and Governor João Doria in fighting the coronavirus. On one crucial topic, however, they are not in sync: should a full-scale lockdown be enforced, or not? Mr. Covas is certainly worried about a healthcare collapse in the city. After all, São Paulo has to deal with its 12 million population and the residents...

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