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Brazil’s dwindling interest in Covid-19

We’re covering today Brazilians’ waning interest for coronavirus information. Why farmers must pay attention to changes in China’s agricultural policies. And the woes of Brazilian airlines.  

Coronavirus old news to Brazilians?

According to pollster Datafolha, 34 percent of Brazilians are “afraid” of the coronavirus — and 45 percent are “very afraid.” Still, the interest in gathering information online about the pandemic has dwindled very quickly. Google searches for the terms “coronavirus” or “Covid-19” (in multiple spellings) are only 13 percent of levels March 20, when online interest about the pandemic peaked.

Why is that happening? We asked Amanda Coutinho, a...

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