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Covaxin testimony to rattle Brasília

Good morning! Today, Covaxin testimonies bring yet another promise of fireworks at the Senate’s Covid inquiry. The crisis comes as President Bolsonaro grows unpopular. Rattled by the coronavirus, industries want trade barriers.

Covaxin whistleblower promises to “bring down the Republic”

covaxin deal Congressman Luís Miranda. Photo: Pablo Valadares/CD
Congressman Luis Miranda. Photo: Pablo Valadares/CD

The eyes of Brazilian politics will be fixed on today’s session of the Senate’s Covid hearings committee. Brothers Luis Miranda, a congressman, and Luis Roberto Miranda, a senior Health Ministry official, will speak before the inquiry about alleged illegalities involving the government’s USD 300-million deal to purchase the Indian-made Covaxin vaccine.

  • Luis Roberto said he suffered “abnormal” pressure to...

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