Projecting 460,000 Infected in São Paulo, Brazil Hardens Fight Against Coronavirus

The Ministry of Health projects that, in the absence of social distancing actions, cases may double every three days in the country.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Although less forcefully than other countries, the Brazilian government stepped up the fight against the coronavirus on Friday, March 13th, and began to recommend that mayors and governors take tougher social distancing actions to curb the incidence of the Covid-19.

If no such actions are taken, health authorities project that the number of infected could double every three days in the country - rapidly increasing the incidence of cases that could evolve into severe conditions and overload the health system.

For now, only 12 of the 98 cases officially confirmed in the federal sphere are being . . .

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