US News Covid-19: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will not be vaccinated

03:13  14 october  2021
03:13  14 october  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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President Jair Bolsonaro appeared on Brazilian radio station Jovem Pan to say he will not get the COVID - 19 vaccine . The Brazilian far-right leader based his decision ' new studies, I have mine, my immunization is up there' and because of antibodies. President Bolsonaro 's vow not to get vaccinates comes after he declared in August that he would ' be the last in line' to eventually get jabbed in a country that is the epicenter for the pandemic in Latin America. 'Since many people are terrified to get a vaccine , it's not fair for the head of state to take it in front of the common citizen,' he said then.

President Jair Bolsonaro : ‘Why would I get vaccinated ?’ Photograph: Joédson Alves/EPA. Brazil ’s transmission rate this week fell to 0.6, its lowest level since April 2020, an achievement experts say is largely the result of an impressive mass vaccination campaign by the South American country’s NHS-inspired Pasternak doubted Bolsonaro ’s behaviour would affect the way Brazilians have embraced Covid vaccines . “ Brazilians are extremely pro- vaccine and this is the result of 30 or 40 years of a very active national immunisation programme that left Brazilians very comfortable and very supportive of

Covid-19 : le président brésilien Jair Bolsonaro ne se fera finalement pas vacciner © Bloomberg / Getty Images Covid-19: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will not be vaccinated President Brazil announced on Tuesday 12 October, On the radio, he renounced himself to be vaccinated against CIVID-19.

The Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced that he would not finally be vaccinated against the Covid-19 , after asserting months for he would be "the last Brazilian" immunized. "I decided to stop getting vaccinated. I saw new studies and my immunity is at the highest, why would I need the vaccine?", Asked the extreme right president during an interview Tuesday, October 12, in the evening, at Radio Jovem Pan, without specifying what studies it was referring to. "It would be like to bet ten re-lotto to win two, it has no sense," said the head of state, who had declared in the past on an ironic tone that the vaccine of Pfizer could " Transform (people) into crocodile "because of any side effects.

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro (pictured October 7, 2021) has repeatedly claimed that tests show he has a large number of coronavirus antibodies and thus does not need to be vaccinated , something experts dispute EVARISTO SA AFP/File. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has confirmed he will not get vaccinated against Covid - 19 , having previously said he would be the "last Brazilian " to do so. The far-right leader has generated controversy over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and for initially downplaying the seriousness of the virus, despite catching it himself.

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro has again questioned Covid vaccines after claiming that he was denied entry to a football match because he had not been jabbed. Vaccine skeptic Bolsonaro , who is currently being investigated by the Brazilian Senate for his handling of the pandemic in a country where there have been more than 590,000 Covid -related deaths, wanted to watch top-flight side Santos face Gremio on Sunday while he was reportedly on holiday in Sao Paulo. Instead, the controversial head of state was filmed outside the stadium saying that he had not been allowed in because he could not

Since it has been infected with the virus with light symptoms, in July 2020, Jair Bolsonaro has repeatedly affirmed that it has a sufficient level of antibody to dispense with vaccination, a thesis refuted by Epidemiologists. Highly criticized for its management of the health crisis, in a country that has just passed the threshold of the 600,000 deaths, Jair Bolsonaro is viscerally opposed to the sanitary pass required by several major Brazilian cities to access certain public places. "For me, freedom goes over everything. If a citizen does not want to be vaccinated, it is his right, end point," summed up the president.

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Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has said he won’t take any working Covid - 19 vaccine himself and called the use of masks “the last taboo to fall”. © Eraldo Peres Brazil ’s President Jair Bolsonaro (Eraldo Peres/AP). Mr Bolsonaro ’s comments, broadcast on his social media channels on Thursday night, alarmed health experts who said they could undermine efforts to halt the pandemic. They warned that his comments might scare off vaccine makers negotiating with local authorities. © Provided by PA Media (PA Graphics).

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has was stopped from attending a football match between Santos and Grêmio yesterday because he is not vaccinated against COVID - 19 .

More than 71% of the 213 million Brazilians received at least one dose of anticovid vaccine and 45% were fully vaccinated. The fact that Jair Bolsonaro refuses to be vaccinated also aroused many criticisms abroad, especially during his trip to New York last month, on the occasion of the United Nations General Assembly. In particular, it was photographed eating a pizza standing in a New York street, a facpetie attributed by the Brazilian press to the fact that no restaurant could receive it for lack of sanitary passenger.

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