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Rousseff says efforts to impeach her amount to a coup d'etat to overthrow a democratically elected government.
Rousseff said last week that the opposition move to impeach her is a "coup d'etat" against democratic rule.
The Sao Paolo Industry Federation is openly backing the impeachment proceedings against the left leader.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been named chief of staff for Rousseff.
On February 1, WHO had declared Zika virus a global health emergency.
Brazilian markets rally every time an investigation into alleged Petrobras corruption appears to make ground.
In May last year, when the first complaints against him came out, Lula said the Brazilian elite feared the possibility of his return to power.
A Central Bank survey says the economy will shrink 3.4 per cent in 2016.
The World Health Organization declared a global emergency over Zika this month.
Brazil's President on Saturday vowed her country would host a successful Olympic Games this year despite the outbreak of the virus.