Bolsonaro eyes health minister swap as Brazil’s outbreak worsens, sources say

Following the most deadly week in Brazil since the coronavirus pandemic began a year ago, Pazuello’s job appears to be on the line even though the government, in a statement, denied that he has turned in his resignation.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is weighing candidates to replace Health Minister Eduardo Pazuello, according to people familiar with the matter, preparing to appoint the fourth person in a year in that role as COVID-19 cases rage out of control.

Following the most deadly week in Brazil since the coronavirus pandemic began a year ago, Pazuello’s job appears to be on the line even though the government, in a statement, denied that he has turned in his resignation.

More than 279,000 people in Brazil have died in the worsening pandemic.

Bolsonaro met on Sunday . . .

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