• BreakThrough Staff

Bolsonaro and Trump Compete for Biggest Coronavirus Catastrophe

Brazil may soon surpass the U.S. with the highest rate of infections — while lacking any real health leadership. Like Trump, far-right president Jair Bolsonaro first called the coronavirus a “little flu.” He rejected the WHO’s guidelines on social distancing and wearing masks, and ousted two health ministers. BT spoke with Rodrigo Durao, writer and editor with Brasil de Fato, on the situation unfolding there and the response of social movements.

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