Lula da Silva calls 500,000 deaths from Covid-19 in Brazil “genocide”

The Minister of Communications, Fabio Faria, for his part, regretted that the 86 million doses of the covid vaccine applied in the country or the 18 million cured of the disease are not commemorated.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and most dangerous opponent of President Jair Bolsoinaro for the elections in 2022 lamented the tragic mark of 500,000 deaths from Covid-19 in the country, reached this Saturday, June 19, which he described as "genocide".

"500,000 deaths from a disease that already has a vaccine, in a country that was already a world reference in vaccination. That has a name, and it is genocide," said Lula, who has hinted at his possible candidacy in next year's elections after recovering his political rights . . .

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