This is Brazil by the Numbers, a weekly digest of the most interesting figures tucked inside the latest news about Brazil. A selection of numbers that help explain what is going on in Brazil. This week: Congressional leadership races; Public spending (or lack thereof) on Covid-19; Cuban vaccine efforts; Adverse reactions to vaccines in Brazil; Vale settlement.
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Congressman Arthur Lira was elected Brazil’s new House Speaker on February 1, and will hold the office for the next two years. While Mr. Lira’s victory was not a surprise, his winning margin. With 302...