Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Photo: dpaBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Photo: dpa
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Photo: dpa

Brazil takes leaf from Trump, threatens to pull out from WHO

  • President Jair Bolsonaro, sometimes called a ‘Tropical Trump’, has followed a similar script to the US president in his handling of the coronavirus pandemic
  • He has played down the risk of the Covid-19 disease and touted the purported effects of the drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Photo: dpaBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Photo: dpa
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Photo: dpa
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