Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he tested negative for the coronavirus. According to Business Insider, there were false reports saying the president tested positive. Bolsonaro said on Twitter:..
As of early afternoon time EST (USA), April 1, some 918 thousand people are confirmed to have been infected by the Corona Virus (COVID-19) worldwide. More than 46 thousand people have reportedly died.. Eurasia Review - Published
The United States is ready to cooperate with Brazil on medical and logistical issues in the fight against coronavirus, Brazil's foreign minister Ernesto Araujo said, citing a telephone conversation.. Reuters India - Published
President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil, who has called the coronavirus a “measly cold,” is the sole major world leader continuing to question the merits of lockdown measures to fight the pandemic. Seattle Times - Published Also reported by •NYTimes.com
As criticism has grown over President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, many Brazilians are turning to another voice for guidance and reassurance. Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Even former allies are refusing to obey the Brazilian president’s calls for people to go back to work Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Brazil’s president Jair.. WorldNews - Published
Watch VideoCoronavirus cases are increasing in South America's most populous country. But Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he wants to stop additional quarantine measures.
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SAO PAULO (AP) — Major social media companies are taking aim at Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s dismissal of social distancing, joining others in the country who have lined up against his.. Seattle Times - Published
Brazil’s president has continued to refuse to extend his country’s protections against the novel coronavirus, claiming more quarantine measures would destroy more jobs and.. FOXNews.com - Published
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday that there can be no more quarantine measures imposed on the country than those already in place to combat coronavirus because jobs are being destroyed.. Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters
· Facebook and Twitter have removed videos of Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro endorsing the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as a COVID-19 treatment.
· Social media companies have been.. Business Insider - Published
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Facebook and Instagram removed videos of Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro on Monday, saying they spread misinformation about the coronavirus, a day after.. Terra Daily - Published
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Like every Sunday, Brazilian Pastor Silas Malafaia took the stage of his Pentecostal temple in a middle-class Rio de Janeiro neighborhood. But this week, he wore a T-shirt.. SeattlePI.com - Published
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1. *Amazon fired a New York warehouse worker who helped lead a protest on Monday against its coronavirus response.* The worker,.. Business Insider - Published
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A month ago, a massive Carnival party bursting with samba music and smiling faces raged inside Rio de Janeiro’s Sambadrome. Today, its floodlights are off and there's no hint.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Facebook has diverted from its policy of not fact-checking politicians in order to prevent the spread of potentially harmful coronavirus misinformation from Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Facebook.. TechCrunch - Published Also reported by •WorldNews
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday that no more coronavirus-fighting quarantine measures can be imposed than those already in place because jobs are being destroyed and the poor are.. Reuters - Published
Spain reported Monday 812 new deaths from the novel coronavirus, while more than 6,000 new confirmed cases made it the third country, along with the United States and Italy, to surpass.. Eurasia Review - Published
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro stepped up his stand-off with state governments on Monday by suggesting that democracy could be at risk if the coronavirus crisis leads to social chaos. Reuters - Published
The president's calls for Brazilians to ignore isolation measures are pushing moderate fans to the other side. But further division may be what he needs to mobilize his most loyal supporters. Deutsche Welle - Published