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Brazil Senate approves body of controversial fake news bill

Major outbreaks in countries that first downplayed the crisis
WATCH: Major outbreaks in countries that first downplayed the crisis

Brazil’s Senate approved on Tuesday the main text of a bill governing rules on fake news after several controversies and changes in the rapporteur’s appraisal.

The main text of the fake news bill, which was approved by 44 votes in favour and 32 against, may still be altered by amendments to be voted separately.

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