RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A strategist by nature, the governor of the state of São Paulo, João Dória, held a press conference on the new Coronavirus.
Highly articulate, with flawless Portuguese, Dória has at times appeared as a national leader, at least by publicly challenging President Jair Bolsonaro's actions or lack thereof. Conversely, the President's supporters say that Dória is turning the crisis into his political platform.
When asked how he views Bolsonaro's statement that the Coronavirus would be "just the flu", Doria said that he felt "disappointment and sadness".
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