Bolsonaro supporters take swipe at Covid on leader’s 66th birthday

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has defied expert advice on social distancing and face masks to slow the spread of Covid-19 -- though he has recently adopted a more pragmatic tone, under pressure amid a deadly surge of Covid-19 in Brazil. That included appearing in a face mask -- formerly a rarity -- to greet supporters wishing him a happy birthday outside the presidential palace in Brasilia.