RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A study commissioned by the Senate "Covid CPI" investigative committee reinforces the thesis that the spread of the coronavirus in Brazil was due to the federal government's "commitment and efficiency" in its policies and practices, rather than negligence.
"On the contrary, the systematization of data shows the commitment and efficiency in favor of the wide spread of the virus in national territory, openly aiming to resume economic activity as soon as possible."
"The results [of the study] dispel the persistent interpretation that there was [only] incompetence and negligence on the part of the federal government . . .