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    Default President Bolsonaro Of Brazil Tests Positive For The Virus

    Ernesto Londoño, Manuela Andreoni and Letícia Casado
    July 7, 2020


    • After months of denying the seriousness of the pandemic and brushing aside protective measures, Mr. Bolsonaro felt symptoms of Covid-19. More than 65,000 Brazilians have died of the virus.

    RIO DE JANEIRO — President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil, who has railed against social distancing measures and repeatedly downplayed the threat of the coronavirus as the epidemic in his country became the second-worst in the world, said Tuesday that he, too, had been infected.

    Critics at home and abroad have called Mr. Bolsonaro’s handling of the pandemic cavalier and reckless, allowing the virus to surge across Brazil, Latin America’s largest nation. At one point he dismissed it as “a measly cold,” and when asked in late April about the rising death toll, he replied: “So what? Sorry, but what do you want me to do?”

    Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/07/w...8b0e20e9725adc
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    Default Re: President Bolsonaro Of Brazil Tests Positive For The Virus

    An exhibition of karma at its finest.
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    Default Re: President Bolsonaro Of Brazil Tests Positive For The Virus

    I saw him taking hydroxychloroquine tablets on a news broadcast last night. I hope hydroxychloroquine works for him because most studies don't recommend it for COVID, to say nothing of its side effects.

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    Default Re: President Bolsonaro Of Brazil Tests Positive For The Virus

    He's a clone of our own head of state.
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    Default Re: President Bolsonaro Of Brazil Tests Positive For The Virus

    Yep, except our head of state hasn't succumb to the infection.....yet.

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    Default Re: President Bolsonaro Of Brazil Tests Positive For The Virus

    Quote Originally Posted by Islander View Post
    An exhibition of karma at its finest.
    You put it more politely than I would!

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    Julie, I'm struggling to remain civilized in these perilous times.
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