New York Times Report: Trump and Bolsonaro Destroyed Latin America’s Covid Defenses

The text also recalls that Trump and Bolsonaro tried to make hydroxychloroquine the centerpiece of the solution to the pandemic, despite medical consensus that the drug is ineffective and may even be dangerous.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A New York Times report published on Tuesday, October 27th, outlines the similarities between President Jair Bolsonaro and American Donald Trump in driving the crisis triggered by the novel coronavirus, noting that both have a "shared contempt for the virus" and have built "an ideological campaign that has undermined Latin America's ability to address Covid-19."

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