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Numbers of the week: Feb. 1, 2020

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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: Suspected coronavirus infections; Brazilian fiscal deficit shrinks; the most expensive transfer in the history of Brazilian soccer; Brazil’s efforts to ban foot-and-mouth disease; São Paulo’s homeless population growing; and stronger signs of recovery in unemployment levels. 

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