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Brazil Senate opens Bolsonaro Covid-19 probe

FRANCE24, 28 Apr 2021
#Brazil's Senate opened an #inquiry Tuesday into the government's handling of the #coronavirus pandemic, a politically explosive move that could damage President Jair #Bolsonaro as he gears up to seek re-election next year. Bolsonaro has brazenly defied expert advice on the pandemic at virtually every turn, attacking lockdowns, shunning masks, resisting vaccines and touting drugs such as hydroxychloroquine that researchers say are ineffective against the virus.

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