RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the novel coronavirus pandemic under control in early May, Curitiba was in a comfortable situation compared to other capital cities that were suffering from the collapse of their health systems. So much so that, at the time, Mayor Rafael Greca declared on Twitter that the people from Curitiba were "following the Swedish model, recommended by the W.H.O".
"We had no lockdown, trusting people's intelligence", in reference to the strategy adopted by Sweden . . .