World Brazil-Blind Blind Bulconaro Confidence in Chloroquine Criticized

02:25  05 may  2021
02:25  05 may  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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Health-Coronavirus / Brazil-Inquiry (Photo, TV): Brazil-Blind Confidence of Bolsonaro in Chloroquine Criticized

by Maria Carolina Marcello

Brasilia, May 4 (Reuters ) - Former Brazilian Minister of Health said on Tuesday during a parliamentary hearing that the President Jair Bolsonaro was fully aware that the treatment with hydroxychloroquine he advocated for patients with CVVID-19. On no scientific basis.

Luiz Henrique Mandetta, limited in April 2020 by the extreme right president for refusing to praise hydroxychloroquine, was interviewed as part of a Senate survey on the government management of the coronavirus epidemic , who caused more than 408,000 deaths in the country.

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This investigation seems able to harm Jair Bolsonaro upstream of the presidential election next year, while the leader opposed the confinement and social distancing measures, and failed to guarantee to Brazil Quick access to Vaccines against CVIV-19.

"I systematically warned Bolsonaro consequences of not adopting science recommendations to combat CVIV-19," said Henrique Mandetta to the commission of inquiry.

"The government was aware that it prescribed chloroquine without any scientific evidence," he added.

Brazil deplores the heavier assessment in the world of the sanitary crisis after the United States in number of deaths. It is the third most affected country with the pandemic in number of infections after the United States and India.

(Maria Carolina Marcello and Eduadro Simoes, French version Jean Terzian)

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President of non-governmental organization behind demonstration said Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro "behaved as if a treacherous virus was not spreading across the country, contaminating, incapacitating and killing.""400k dead? Who are responsible and accomplices?" said Rio de Paz, the non-governmental organization that set up the demonstration in a Facebook post translated by Google. "Every hour a dramatization will be done by the protesters, symbolizing the burial of those whose lives would have been preserved if the Brazilian public authorities did not act with such neglect and incompetence.

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