Brazil’s Bolsonaro under fire for not pushing mandatory coronavirus vaccine

Critics of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro are again speaking out against the leader’s stance on the coronavirus pandemic, this time rejecting his view that vaccination for the virus shouldn’t be … Read More

Brazil’s leader Bolsonaro says no one will be forced to take coronavirus vaccine

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has consistently downplayed the severity of the coronavirus outbreak, said on Monday that nobody will be forced to have the vaccine against the pandemic once … Read More

‘I regret all the deaths,’ Brazil’s Bolsonaro says as over 100,000 die from coronavirus

Brazil surpassed a grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from COVID-19 on Saturday night, and five months after the first reported case the country has not shown signs of crushing the … Read More

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro says he tested negative for coronavirus

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Saturday that he has tested negative for the new coronavirus, based on a fourth test since he said July 7 that he had the virus. … Read More

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus a 2nd time

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Wednesday he has tested positive for the new coronavirus for a second time, following his July 7 announcement that he had COVID-19. “I did the … Read More

Bolsonaro shuns face masks at event as country records 1,000 deaths in single day

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro attended a U.S. Independence Day celebration in Brazil’s capital Saturday at which participants declined to wear face masks, one day after he vetoed obligatory use of … Read More

Brazil takes down months of coronavirus data from website as COVID-19 deaths rise

Brazil removed from public view months of data on its COVID-19 epidemic on Saturday, as President Jair Bolsonaro defended delays and changes to official record-keeping of the world’s second-largest coronavirus … Read More

Brazil’s Bolsonaro calls coronavirus ‘a little flu,’ claims strong measures unnecessary

Even as coronavirus cases mount in Latin America’s largest nation, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has staked out the most deliberately dismissive position of any major world leader, calling the pandemic … Read More

Bolsonaro denies Brazil healthcare system will collapse as coronavirus cases top 1,500

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has denied the country’s healthcare system will collapse next month, contradicting his own health minister as the number of deaths in the country jumped 39 per … Read More

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