Dand according to the Brazilian newspaper, which requested the reports through the Access to Information Law, the documents were made by the Brazilian Intelligence Agency, the GSI (Institutional Security Office) and other institutions and were produced between March 2020 and July 2020. 2021.
In the documents, there are several calls for the Federal Government led by Jair Bolsonaro to adopt measures such as social distancing and reinforce and encourage vaccination.
The reports also mention that the use of chloroquine is not recommended, a drug that Jair Bolsonaro advised to take.
The reports hidden by the then Brazilian head of state also warned of the possibility of the country’s health and funeral network collapsing.
Bolsonaro was President of Brazil between 2019 and 2022 and during the covid-19 pandemic he adopted a denialist stance, devalued the severity of the virus, criticized the imposition of isolation measures, rejected the use of masks and spread unfounded suspicions about the effectiveness of vaccines .
The former head of state went so far as to associate anti-AIDS vaccines with the disease, in a live broadcast on his social networks, which led to the opening of an inquiry at the Supreme Court of Justice into the dissemination of false news.
Brazil is one of the countries hardest hit by the coronavirus, with 703,399 deaths and nearly 40 million cases to date, according to official data.
Jair Bolsonaro, who lost his right to immunity after being defeated in the October elections, still has at least five investigations in the Federal Supreme Court that could lead him to prison, one of them for falsehood during the pandemic when he turned on the vaccine against covid-19. 19 to the risk of contracting AIDS.
Jair Bolsonaro has already apologized for some allegations made during the pandemic, having regretted, in June this year, having wrongly stated that vaccines with messenger RNA (mRNA) against covid-19 contained graphene, indicating that it accumulates ” in the testicles and ovaries”.
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