Brazil's President Downplays Pandemic Despite Rising Cases In His Hometown A second wave of COVID-19 is rippling across Brazil. The latest hot spot is Rio de Janeiro, hometown of President Jair Bolsonaro. Even so, he is continuing to subvert efforts to control the pandemic.
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Brazil's President Downplays Pandemic Despite Rising Cases In His Hometown

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Brazil's President Downplays Pandemic Despite Rising Cases In His Hometown

Brazil's President Downplays Pandemic Despite Rising Cases In His Hometown

Brazil's President Downplays Pandemic Despite Rising Cases In His Hometown

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A second wave of COVID-19 is rippling across Brazil. The latest hot spot is Rio de Janeiro, hometown of President Jair Bolsonaro. Even so, he is continuing to subvert efforts to control the pandemic.