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Cash-for-jabs scandal rocks Bolsonaro government

Good morning! Vaccine scandals getting even deeper in Brazil, with major bribery allegations involving two different immunizers. The EU-Mercosur deal may not be doomed after all. Congress pushes to reduce the ‘Brazil Cost.’

New vaccine corruption allegations surface

corruption vaccine President Bolsonaro (left) with Congressman Ricardo Barros, the the government whip in the lower house. Photo: Alan Santos/PR
President Bolsonaro (left) with Congressman Ricardo Barros, the the government whip in the lower house. Photo: Alan Santos/PR

On Tuesday evening, newspaper Folha de S.Paulo and online magazine Crusoé published new corruption allegations involving vaccine purchases within the Jair Bolsonaro administration. Both cases involve — directly or indirectly — Congressman Ricardo Barros, the government whip in the lower house.

Cash for jabs: Folha de S.Paulo spoke to a man who claims to be the representative of Texas-based company Davati...

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