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Brazilian congressman who proposed a law against compulsory vaccination dies of coronavirus

TOPICS: Brazil, congressman, coronavirus, denialism, vaccination

Silvio Antonio Favero died on Saturday of complications from the coronavirus. He had recently introduced a bill before the legislature to prevent the compulsory vaccination of the population against the coronavirus. He was admitted last Thursday due to complications from the coronavirus and died just two days later. Favero shared Bolsonaro’s doubts about the efficacy […]

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Brazil totals 1,185 deaths and almost 43,000 cases of coronavirus in a single day

TOPICS: Brazil, coronavirus, COVID-19, deaths, infections, pandemic

Brazil registered 1,185 deaths from the new coronavirus on the last day, bringing the total number of deaths to 53,830, while the number of confirmed cases increased by 42,725, the government reported Wednesday. The Health Ministry reported in its daily bulletin that the confirmed cases of COVID-19 now stand at 1,188,631 in the country, the […]

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Central Bank of Brazil suspends WhatsApp’s new mobile payments

TOPICS: Brazil, mobile payments, payments, WhatsApp

The Central Bank of Brazil has suspended the recently launched mobile payments in the country in order to analyze the situation with a view to “preserving an appropriate competitive environment, which guarantees the operation of a payment system that is interchangeable, fast, secure, transparent, open and cheap”. It has been through a request to Mastercard […]

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Brazil is approaching one million infected with more than a thousand deaths every day

TOPICS: Brazil, coronavirus, COVID-19, de-escalation, deaths, pandemic, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo

Brazil, the second most affected country by the coronavirus after the United States, is approaching the millionth case of COVID-19 with doubts about when the peak of the pandemic will arrive and imbued with a precipitous de-escalation that will bring football back to Rio de Janeiro this Thursday. In its latest bulletin, the Health Ministry […]

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Coronavirus shakes Latin America

TOPICS: Brazil, coronavirus, COVID-19, Latin America

America has taken over the expansion of the coronavirus and this week has become the continent where most infections have occurred. The virus has come late, but the third wave of spread, after Asia and Europe, is hitting hard and threatens to reach outrageous numbers driven by chronic inequality and weak public health systems. The […]

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