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Numbers of the week: Feb. 8, 2020

Monthly inflation for January, suspected cases of coronavirus, carnival profits, the extradition of a convicted killer, banned books... And more

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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: the lowest monthly inflation for January since 1994, suspected cases of coronavirus, carnival profits, the extradition of a convicted killer, books being censored and the unhappiness of Brazilians.

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0.21-percent inflation 

Brazil’s official inflation rate in January was 0.21 percent, the lowest for the month since the Brazilian Real was adopted as the national currency in 1994....

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