RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The novel coronavirus epidemic in Brazil is developing in a more controlled way than in other countries such as China, Italy, Spain and the United States. This slower growth in the number of cases may be related to the fact that the country took containment measures at the very outset of the epidemic.
However, experts alert that this may also be attributed to underreporting and delayed notification of cases. The situation is more severe in São Paulo, where there are over 10,000 delayed tests.
The findings are contained in the fifth technical note of . . .