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Global report: Bolsonaro hides Brazil's coronavirus death toll and case totals

Brazil’s running tallies deleted; reports of imminent antibody treatment breakthrough; economic fallout continues * Coronavirus – latest updates * See all our coronavirus coverage Brazil’s government has stopped publishing a running total of coronavirus deaths and infections in an extraordinary move that critics call an attempt to hide the true toll of the disease. The move came after months of criticism from experts saying Brazil’s statistics are woefully deficient and in some cases manipulated, meaning it may never be possible to gain a real understanding of the depth of the pandemic in the country. Continue reading...
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