Brazil ceases publishing COVID-19 numbers until Supreme Court intervenes


As the mounting infection numbers and deaths took Brazil to second-worst affected in the world, the country took down the website on which it had been publishing daily, weekly, and monthly figures non infections and deaths in Braziliant states. A newspaper that supports president Jair Bolsonaro implied that some states were exaggerating the toll, and a council of state health secretaries said it would fight the changes. Two days later, the country restored the site after the Supreme Court ordered it to do so.


Publication: Al Jazeera

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