Brazil 'driving in the dark' on COVID-19 as contradictory data deepens confusion

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Brazil drew further criticism for its handling of the coronavirus pandemic on Monday after it published contradictory figures on fatalities and infections, deepening a scandal over the country's COVID-19 data.
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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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