Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro delivers a speech at Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia on Tuesday. Photo: AFP Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro delivers a speech at Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro delivers a speech at Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia on Tuesday. Photo: AFP

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro shoots down plan to buy coronavirus vaccine from China’s Sinovac

  • President says Brazilians ‘will not be anyone’s guinea pig’ – just a day after his health minister announced deal to buy millions of doses of CoronaVac
  • Bolsonaro had come under pressure from hardline supporters to ban what one called the ‘Chinese dictatorship’s vaccine’

Topic |   Coronavirus vaccine
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro delivers a speech at Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia on Tuesday. Photo: AFP Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro delivers a speech at Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro delivers a speech at Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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