Numbers of the week: Apr. 18, 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’s topics: Covid-19 — cases and deaths in Brazil, President Bolsonaro’s false statements, the karma behind firing a Health Minister, prosecutors against Bolsonaro’s tweets, a former World War II soldier winning a new war, new medicines against the virus, and more. 

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