Bolsonaro Dismisses Mandetta from Health Ministry: ‘It Was Consensual Divorce’

The differences between the ex-Minister and Bolsonaro became evident a month ago when the President ignored the social isolation recommendations of his own Minister.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil officially counts 1,924 deaths due to Covid-19. In this scenario, President Bolsonaro dismissed the Minister of Health, Luiz Henrique Mandetta. The new Minister will be oncologist Nelson Teich.

The differences between Mandetta and Bolsonaro became more evident approximately a month ago, when the President ignored the Minister's social isolation recommendations, walked around Brasília and greeted supporters during a demonstration. Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?