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Coronavirus reaches Brazil

We’re back after Carnival! This week, we cover the first confirmed Covid-19 coronavirus infection in Brazil. And the uncertainties facing Petrobras in 2020.

Brazil’s first coronavirus infection confirmed in São Paulo

A 61-year-old man tested positive for Covid-19, making Brazil the first Latin American country with a confirmed coronavirus case. The patient has reportedly shown mild symptoms and, according to a report by Albert Einstein Hospital, “is in a good clinical state and has no need to be hospitalized.” He will stay isolated at home for the next 14 days.

Tracing back the virus. The man had been to Italy...

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