RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Saturday, July 4th, the Ministry of Health completed 50 days without a definitive head for the position. The position is temporarily filled by General Eduardo Pazzuello and President Jair Bolsonaro has not given any indication that he is looking for a name for the portfolio that has among its missions to tackle the novel coronavirus pandemic.
With the second highest number of deaths and cases of the novel coronavirus in the world, Brazil accounts for 63,254 deaths and over 1.5 million confirmed infections.
This is the first time since 1953 that the Ministry . . .