Brazil’s President Bolsonaro Says He Will Not Take Any Coronavirus Vaccine

Bolsonaro also said there was little conclusive evidence of the effectiveness of masks in stemming the transmission of the virus.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday evening, November 26th, that he will not take a coronavirus vaccine, the latest in a series of statements he has made expressing skepticism toward coronavirus vaccination programs.

In statements broadcast live over multiple social media platforms, the right-wing leader added that Congress was unlikely to require Brazilians to take a vaccine.

Brazil has the second highest number of coronavirus deaths in the world, and Bolsonaro has for months played down the seriousness of the pandemic despite being infected with the virus in July.

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