Group of Brazilian politicians and businessmen buy vaccines and immunize family members

Congressman asks public prosecutor to confiscate vaccines purchased by businessmen and politicians abroad.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Congressman and former Minister of Health Alexandre Padilha  asked the Public Ministry of Minas Gerais to confiscate the vaccines against Covid-19 acquired by politicians and businessmen from Minas Gerais without passing on doses to SUS (Single Health System).

"Such sanitary irresponsibility is unacceptable, even more so at the moment in which Brazil completes 300 thousand deaths," Padilha states in the lawsuit.

"It should be noted that the recent Law 14.125/2021 allows private legal entities to acquire vaccines, but imposes limits and rules for their use," follows the deputy.

The lawsuit also asks the . . .

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