Bolsonaro announces new health committee, proclaiming unity of all government branches

The president also said that a coordination committee will be created with other branches of government, which will meet weekly.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After meeting with allied governors and Legislative and Judiciary officials, President Jair Bolsonaro spoke on Wednesday morning, March 24th. The meeting had been called to discuss Brazil's response to the pandemic after record breaking deaths and the collapse of the health system.

After the meeting, the president made a brief statement alongside the president of the Chamber, Arthur Lira, the president of the Senate, Rodrigo Pacheco, the presiding Justice of the STF, Luiz Fux, and the new Health Minister, Marcelo Queiroga.

In his speech, Bolsonaro said that the meeting demonstrates the union of all government . . .

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