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Pandemic catastrophe wearing on Bolsonaro’s popularity

Today: The health crisis reaches new highs and begins to damage Jair Bolsonaro's image. And the Central Bank's move to tame inflation

Today: The health crisis reaches new highs and begins to damage Jair Bolsonaro’s image. And the Central Bank’s move to tame inflation.

“The worst health crisis in Brazilian history”

In a report published on Tuesday, flagship medical institution the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation warned that all indicators point to an “extremely critical pandemic situation all over the country.” The experts called the Covid-19 crisis “the single worst health crisis in Brazilian history.”

  • Brazil recorded 2,841 new daily coronavirus deaths on March 17, obliterating the previous record of 2,286 reached one week prior. New records are likely...
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