Brazil leader: ‘Don’t handle Covid like a nation of f**s’

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    Bolsonaro tells Brazil not to deal with coronavirus like 'a country of f*gs'

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    The president of Brazil has actually been criticised for his most current questionable – and offending – outburst about the coronavirus pandemic.

    Jair Bolsonaro informed people the other day not to handle Covid-19 like ‘a country of poofs’.

    He stated in a speech at the governmental palace: ‘All anybody discusses nowadays is the pandemic… we require to stop that. 

    ‘I regret the deaths. I really do. But we’re all going to pass away sooner or later. There’s no usage running away truth.

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    ‘We need to stop being a nation of poofs… we need to deal with up to it and combat.

    ‘I hate this f**got stuff.’

    Bolsonaro has actually consistently minimized the infection in spite of the 5.7 million infections and 163,000 deaths in Brazil.

    The president likewise triggered a different row by celebrating over the suspension of Chinese vaccine trials in Brazil. 

    President Jair Bolsonaro has actually been criticised for his most current questionable outburst about the pandemic (Picture: Getty Images)

    He stated ‘another victory for Bolsonaro’ after Brazil’s health regulator stopped scientific trials of CoronaVac following an ‘adverse, serious event’. It was being developed by a Chinese pharmaceutical company.

    It is feared the choice was inspired by political hostility instead of science, however it is uncertain whether the tests will be enabled to continue.  

    In the very same speech Bolsonaro likewise appeared to threaten brand-new United States President-choose Joe Biden.

    He is among the couple of world leaders not to have actually acknowledged Biden’s win. He is a big fan of Trump and is typically compared to him.

    Biden has formerly inflamed Bolsonaro by worrying the requirement to secure the Amazon jungle, which might trigger ‘economic consequences’ for the nation.

    TOPSHOT - Aerial view showing a man walking past graves in the Nossa Senhora Aparecida cemetery in Manaus on June 21, 2020. - The novel coronavirus has killed at least 464,423 people worldwide since the outbreak began in China last December, being Brazil Latin America's worst hit country with 49,976 deaths from 1,067,579 cases. (Photo by MICHAEL DANTAS / AFP) (Photo by MICHAEL DANTAS/AFP via Getty Images)

    Brazil’s death toll is the 2nd greatest on the planet after the United States, with more than 163,000 dead (Picture: AFP through Getty Images)

    ‘Recently, a big-shot presidential candidate said if I didn’t put out the wildfires in the Amazon he would enforce trade sanctions on Brazil,’ Bolsonaro stated.

    ‘How do you deal with that kind of thing? Diplomacy alone doesn’t work…. You need to have gunpowder. You don’t need to utilize it. But they need to understand you have it.’ 

    His speech rapidly triggered outrage throughout his challengers in Brazil.

    Rodrigo Maia, the speaker of the lower home of Congress, tweeted: ‘Between “gunpowder” and “f**s”, we have more than 160,000 dead in the nation.

    ‘Our solidarity to all the friends and family of victims of Covid-19.’ 

    Brazil’s death toll is the 2nd greatest on the planet after the United States, and its infection count is the 3rd greatest after the United States and India.

    Bolsonaro has actually formerly condemned the ‘hysteria’ around Covid-19, compared the infection to a ‘little flu’ and declared Brazilians’ body immune systems were so strong they might swim in raw sewage and ‘not catch a thing’.

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