Brazil’s Bolsonaro insinuates that China created coronavirus and speaks of “bacteriological warfare”

The novel coronavirus was first detected in China's Wuhan province in December 2019, but the country was also the first to control it with very harsh lockdown measures.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a heated speech and not naming China explicitly, President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday insinuated that the novel coronavirus may have been created by the Asian country as part of bacteriological warfare, in yet another bout with the potential to create friction with Brazil's main vaccine raw material supplier.

"It's a new virus, nobody knows if it was born in a laboratory or if it was born by some human being ingesting an unsuitable animal. But it is here. The military knows that it is bacteriological and radiological chemical warfare. Are we facing a . . .

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