Results from the auction of 5G, Pfizer pill vs. Covid-19 and over November 5

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5G auction comes to an end with new operators, Chamber of Deputies president interview to CNN and Pfizer’s Covid-19 pill are among the highlights of 5 Facts Afternoon this Friday, November 5, 2021.

5G Auction

The 5G auction, the largest in Latin America, ended today. Vivo, Tim and Claro, in addition to two other new operators, bought the lots for the 26 GHz band, which has the obligation to bring internet to urban and rural public schools.

Lira’s interview

In an interview with CNN, the president of the Chamber, Arthur Lira, affirmed that if the reform of the Income Tax had been approved in the senate, the government would be able to make viable a permanent aid program of R$ 300 and within the limit of expenses.

Attacks on journalists in Rome

The Minister of the Federal Supreme Court (STF), Dias Toffoli, was chosen to be the rapporteur of the lawsuit filed by Rede Sustentabilidade in the Court against President Jair Bolsonaro (no party). The party wants Bolsonaro held responsible for attacks on journalists in Rome during the G20 summit.

Pill against Covid-19

Pfizer said today that the experimental coronavirus pill reduced the chances of serious cases of Covid-19 by 89%. The study also shows that no deaths were recorded among people who took the drug. The drugmaker wants to send test results to the US drug regulatory agency as part of last month’s emergency use order.

Europe on alert

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a warning about the increase in the number of coronavirus cases in Europe. WHO lamented the failures in vaccination in certain areas of the continent and stated that at the rate at which the disease is being transmitted, Europe could face more than 500,000 deaths from deaths caused by Covid-19 until February of next year.

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Reference: CNN Brasil

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