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‘People die every day, that’s life’: Bolsonaro still shrugs off pandemic even as Brazil nears 100,000 dead

Fresh off a bout of Covid-19, President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday nearly everyone will probably end up catching the new coronavirus, urging Brazilians to “face up to it” and saying there was nothing to fear.The far-right leader’s latest bid to play down the pandemic came as Brazil closed in on the grim milestone of 100,000 people killed by the virus, the second-highest death toll in the world, after the United States.Brazil President Bolsonaro’s wife catches Covid-19, days after his…

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