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Coronavirus: Revolt in Brazil as governors defy Bolsonaro’s call to lift lockdowns

Belfast Telegraph Thursday, 26 March 2020 ()
Brazil’s state governors are defying President Jair Bolsonaro over his call to reopen schools and businesses, dismissing his argument that the “cure” of widespread shutdowns to contain the coronavirus is worse than the disease.
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News video: Brazil's Bolsonaro denounces mayors over virus lockdowns

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Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro have begun shutting down non-essential business to slow the spread of the virus.

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