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Brazil Senate approves state of emergency to fight coronavirus

Reuters Friday, 20 March 2020
Brazil's Senate on Friday approved a presidential decree declaring a national emergency over the coronavirus epidemic, allowing the government to waive fiscal targets and free up budget resources to fight the virus that has killed seven and infected 621 in the country.
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