“This Virus is Still a Stranger,” Says Fiocruz President

The Fiocruz sociologist says that the pandemic is the historical event that opens the 21st century.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The first woman to chair Fiocruz in 120 years of the institution's existence, Nísia Trindade takes stock of the foundation's work to fight the Covid-19 epidemic. "It's not a war effort, it's a great peace effort." In an exclusive interview with the newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo, the sociologist says that the pandemic is the historical event that inaugurates the 21st century.

Question: The report you submitted on Wednesday to the Prosecutor's Office recommends a lockdown in Rio. Is this the only way to prevent the collapse of . . .

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