RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Although some Brazilian states are now announcing restrictions to the Christmas and New Year celebrations in order to contain the novel coronavirus pandemic, the measure is still facing resistance from the federal government and its supporters, which on Friday, December 4th, popularized the hashtag #VaiTerNatalSim (#YesThereWillBeChristmas).
According to infectologists, the absence of consensus among authorities regarding restrictions will result in increased infections and a difficult month of January.
A country with a strong Christmas tradition, Italy has decided to discourage festivities in 2020. A decree with strict measures in force between December 21st and January 6th . . .