Brazil's Rio de Janeiro risks second wave of COVID-19 with ill-timed reopening

Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro risks second wave of COVID-19 with ill-timed reopening | World News

Rio de Janeiro: The reopening of beaches and bars as Rio de Janeiro heads into the heady summer season risks a second spike of coronavirus infections, experts warned, even as Brazil`s second-largest city dismantles much of its emergency healthcare capacity. Pictures of dense parasols rolling carpet-like over Rio`s famed beaches…

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Chance of surviving COVID-19 low for journalists ‘wimps’: Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro

Chance of surviving COVID-19 low for journalists ‘wimps’: Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro | World News

BRASILIA: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro continued his attack on journalists during a public event on Monday, describing reporters as “wimps” and saying they have a heightened chance of dying of COVID-19 because they are not athletic. The right-wing former army captain has long had a fractious relationship with the media,…

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's wife and a fifth cabinet member test positive for COVID-19

Brazil’s first lady Michelle Bolsonaro and cabinet minister Marcos Pontes test positive for COVID-19 | World News

Brazil’s first lady and a fifth member of President Jair Bolsonaro’s Cabinet Minister Marcos Pontes have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, confirmed officials on Thursday (July 30). Science and Technology Minister Marcos Pontes wrote on Twitter that he tested positive after experiencing flu-like symptoms and headache. The 57-year-old is now…

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's wife and a fifth cabinet member test positive for COVID-19

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s wife and a fifth cabinet member test positive for COVID-19 | World News

Brazil’s first lady and a fifth member of President Jair Bolsonaro’s Cabinet Minister Marcos Pontes have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, confirmed officials said Thursday. Science and Technology Minister Marcos Pontes wrote on Twitter that he tested positive after experiencing flu-like symptoms and headache. The 57-year-old is now in isolation.…

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests negative for coronavirus COVID-19 for first time since July 7

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests negative for coronavirus COVID-19 for first time since July 7 | World News

Brasilia: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Saturday (July 25, 2020) said that he has tested negative for coronavirus, which is reportedly the first time since he contracted the virus on July 7. “RT-PCR for Sars-Cov 2: negative,” the 65-year old tweeted in Brazilian. – RT-PCR para Sars-Cov 2: negativo.- BOM…

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