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Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro was with the US ambassador to Brazil just days before testing positive for COVID-19

29 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday announced he'd tested positive for COVID-19, just days after visiting the US Embassy in Brasília.
Bolsonaro went to the embassy on Saturday for a July 4th celebration.
Photos of the event showed the Brazilian president interacting closely with the US ambassador to Brazil.
Neither were wearing masks or social distancing in the images.
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President Jair Bolsonaro was at the US Embassy in Brasília and closely interacting with America's top diplomat in the country just days before announcing he'd tested...
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Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

29 days ago   |   By Politico

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday he has tested positive for COVID-19 after developing symptoms, including a high temperature and muscular pain.
The president told reporters in Brasilia that he was feeling better after being treated with hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria drug that has not proven effective against the coronavirus.
Bolsonaro took the test on Monday. “It just turned out positive,” he told reporters on Tuesday.
Bolsonaro said he imagined he might already have been infected by the coronavirus earlier in the pandemic, given his frequent contact with the...
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Brazil ETF Dips After President Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive for Covid

30 days ago   |   By FXCM

By Christiana Sciaudone
Investing.com - iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF Profile fell more than 1% after President Jair Bolsonaro tested positive for Covid-19.
Bolsonaro, 65, has dismissed the coronavirus as an insignificant flu and encouraged businesses to stay open even as mayors and governors urge citizens to stay home. Brazil has the second largest number of infections in the world after the U.S., with 1.6 million testing positive and more than 65,000 deaths recorded.
The currency has weakened significantly against the U.S. dollar in 2020, and is at 5.35 reais to $1, after touching a...
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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19

30 days ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro says he has tested positive for Covid-19 after months of downplaying the severity of coronavirus.
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Brazil president tests positive for Covid-19 after dismissing it as ‘little flu'

Brazil president tests positive for Covid-19 after dismissing it as ‘little flu'

30 days ago   |   By The Mirror

Jair Bolsonaro has held rallies calling for states to lift lockdown, and has been heavily criticised for his response to the killer virus, which has killed 65,000 in Brazil
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Brazil president tests positive for coronavirus after calling it ‘little flu'

Brazil president tests positive for coronavirus after calling it ‘little flu'

30 days ago   |   By Metro

Jair Bolsonaro, 65, has tested positive for coronavirus
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro says he has tested positive for coronavirus .
Making the announcement during a televised press briefing, Bolsonaro said he done a Covid-19 test that ‘came back positive'.
The President previously came under fire for repeatedly playing down the risk of coronavirus by calling it ‘a little flu'.
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19 after repeatedly flouting public health recommendations

30 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has flouted public health recommendations, has tested positive for COVID-19, he confirmed on Tuesday.
The Brazilian president has garnered a reputation as an anti-science leader.
In March, Bolsonaro described COVID-19 as "just a little flu."
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for COVID-19, he confirmed on Tuesday.
The Brazilian leader was tested for coronavirus on Monday, and spoke to supporters from a distance shortly thereafter.
"I've came back from the hospital now, I've done...
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Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus 

Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus 

30 days ago   |   By The Telegraph


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Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro tested again for coronavirus

30 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Media reports say rightwing populist is showing symptoms of disease Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has undergone another test for coronavirus and had his lungs scanned, after local media reported he had symptoms associated with Covid-19. The president's office said the test results were expected on Tuesday. According to CNN Brasil, his official events have been cancelled for the day.
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Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro reportedly tests positive for COVID-19, USD/BRL spikes toward 5.40

30 days ago   |   By FXCM

Several Brazilian news sources, including one affiliated with CNN, has reported that Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for coronavirus. He undertook the probe late on Monday after feeling unwell and reporting high temperature of 38 degrees.
Bolsonaro was previously tested but the cancelation of all public appearances suggests he is ill.
USD/BRL spiked toward 5.40 before slipping back down. Investors prefer the business-friendly leader over several of his left-leaning predecessors. On the other hand, Bolsonaro has severely mishandled the crisis with South America's...
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