Bolsonaro defends later, partial release of Brazil COVID-19 data

Credit: Reuters- Published on June 6, 2020
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Saturday defended his government's move to partially withhold official data on the scale of the world's second-largest coronavirus outbreak.
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Published on June 8, 2020 -  00:32
Brazil President Accused Of Censorship After COVID-19 Data Deleted
Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro was accused of censorship after months of data from its official COVID-19 tracker were deleted. Brazil’s G1 Globo noticed the health ministry’s “Coronavirus Panel” was taken offline and then returned with less data. According to Business Insider, Bolsonaro said the previous data wasn’t accurate of the situation. Gilmar Mendez, a justice at Brazil's supreme court, said: "The manipulation of statistics is a maneuver of totalitarian regimes.

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