Poll: Nearly Half of Brazilians Deem Bolsonaro Not to Blame for Coronavirus Death Toll

The poll published on Saturday says 47 percent of Brazilians do not assign him any blame for the body count.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Almost half of Brazilians think President Jair Bolsonaro bears “no responsibility at all” for the country’s more than 100,000 dead from the coronavirus pandemic, the world’s second-highest death toll, according to a new Datafolha poll.

The poll was published on Saturday in Brazil’s Folha de Sao Paulo newspaper and says 47 percent of Brazilians do not assign him any blame for the body count, whereas only 11 percent do.

Brazil has the world’s worst outbreak outside of the United States, and Bolsonaro’s response to the pandemic has been widely . . .

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