Brazil’s President Bolsonaro Diagnosed with Pneumonia After Surgery

According to hospital officials his antibiotics were adapted to the new scenario but the breathing and walking exercises were maintained.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Ten days after undergoing surgery to remove a colostomy bag and reconstruct part of his intestines, Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro, recorded fever and signs of pneumonia, according to a medical report released this afternoon by the Albert Einstein Hospital in São Paulo, where the president remains hospitalized in a semi-intensive unit.

“He presented, last night, an isolated episode of fever without other associated symptoms, underwent chest and abdomen tomography, which showed a good evolution of the intestinal condition and an image compatible with pneumonia,” read the latest . . .

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