Covid-19: Bolsonaro opposed to vaccinating adolescents in Brazil

President Jair Bolsonaro again criticized vaccination of adolescents aged 12 to 17, a day after the Ministry of Health backtracked on a rule that would have barred immunization in this age group.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The president said he will discuss this with Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga, who could not return with him from New York because he was infected with Covid-19.

In his weekly social network live stream, Bolsonaro also mocked the quarantine which he and a number of Ministers are undergoing for having had contact with Queiroga.

"Unfortunately, ANVISA (Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency) recommended that I be quarantined. I asked the people at ANVISA, and at Health too: Do people who are vaccinated need to be quarantined? Hey, don't you believe in science, don't you believe . . .

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