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Bolsonaro calls Brazil coronavirus lockdown a 'crime', faces backlash

Reuters India Wednesday, 25 March 2020 ()
President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday blasted as criminals the governors and mayors of Brazil closing businesses to slow the coronavirus outbreak, but he drew a fierce backlash from across the political spectrum.
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News video: Sao Paulo enters lockdown, without blasé Bolsonaro

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Brazil's most populated city entered a 15-day lockdown on Tuesday, despite President Jair Bolsonaro's blasé response to the rapidly spreading coronavirus, that he describes as "a little flu." Gavino Garay reports.

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