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Researchers find very high rates of Covid-19 in the Brazilian Amazon

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The FINANCIAL -- By testing approximately 1,000 blood donation samples each month in in the Brazilian cities of São Paulo and Manaus, an international team of researchers have shown that, while both cities have experienced large epidemics with high mortality, as much as three-quarters of the population in Manaus was infected between March and October, and a third of the population in São Paulo.…

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Researchers find very high rates of Covid-19 in the Brazilian Amazon

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The FINANCIAL -- By testing approximately 1,000 blood donation samples each month in in the Brazilian cities of São Paulo and Manaus, an international team of researchers have shown that, while both cities have experienced large epidemics with high mortality, as much as three-quarters of the population in Manaus was infected between March and October,…

EIB and BDMG support Brazilian SMEs impacted by COVID-19

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The FINANCIAL — The new agreement is an amendment to a contract signed in 2019, allowing both institutions to provide flexibility and to widen the eligibility criteria of the current EUR 100m BDMG CLIMATE ACTION Framework Loan II, in order to support and accelerate lending to private sector business, at the onset of the Covid-19 crisis…

IFC and Santander collaborate to support SMEs and expand green financing in Brazil

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The FINANCIAL — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is partnering with Santander Brasil to boost access to credit for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and expand green financing in Brazil. IFC is providing $100 million (BRL560 million equivalent) in financing to Santander Brasil through its Working Capital Solutions Program, a key component…

Bitcoin exchange might have a problem

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The FINANCIAL — Bitcoin has been gaining popularity for past years, but despite this fact it still is cyber criminals’ favorite tool. Bitcoin also has a ransomware variant, known as Ryuk. Ryuk was created in 2018 and it is thought to have stolen $61 million since researchers have compiled and shared information with Binance that could…