Bolsonaro says Senate CPI investigating his handling of Covid is an “embarrassment”

Bolsonaro, a right-wing leader who questions the mainstream narrative about the new coronavirus, advanced that he will record a video with some of his ministers in favor of chloroquine, an antimalarial drug, whose efficacy against Covid-19 has never been scientifically proven.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Saturday, May 8, called the parliamentary inquiry commission (CPI) installed in the Senate investigating possible omissions of his government in managing the coronavirus pandemic, which has already left almost 420,000 deaths in the country, an "embarrassment".

"It is an embarrassment; they only talk about chloroquine. But on the contrary, one offers no alternative. Has anyone here already taken it?" asked the ruler to a group of supporters at the door of his official residence in Brasilia.

Bolsonaro, a right-wing leader who questions the mainstream narrative about the new coronavirus . . .

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