Bolsonaro son gives positive in Covid and turns on the world alert

The positive in Covid-19 of a son of President Jair Bolsonaro who joined Brazilian's official entourage that traveled this week to the UN was added this Friday

Bolsonaro son gives positive in Covid and turns on the world alert

The positive in Covid-19 of a son of President Jair Bolsonaro who joined Brazilian's official entourage that traveled this week to the UN was added this Friday that of the Minister of Health, Marcelo Queiroga, who remains in Quarantine in New York, and lit World alerts.

The Federal Deputy Eduardo Bolsonaro, the third of the children of the president, was diagnosed with the coronavirus only two days after the return of the Brazilian delegation who traveled to the United States and is the third member of the Brazilian official entourage to contract the virus.

"Despite the diagnosis, I feel good and I started to treat me immediately," he wrote in his Twitter account Eduardo Bolsonaro, who, as well as his father, is an advocate of the so-called "early treatment", despite not having scientific evidence.

The son of the president adds himself to a diplomat and the Minister of Health, who participated in events with various authorities, such as British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, and Chilean Expidente Michelle Bachelet, today High Commissioner of the UN for Human Rights .

Queiroga gave positive when the delegation was prepared to return to Brazil and after Bolsonaro defending the UN to the UN to the use of dubious efficacy against COVID-19 and opposed the requirement of "sanitary passport".

This Friday, the Son of the Head of State, who is inoculated with the first dose of the disease vaccine, re-questioned the "sanitary passport" and the effectiveness of immunizers.

"We know that vaccines were made faster (than usual)," said Eduardo Bolsonaro. "I received the first dose of Pfizer and contracted Covid, does this mean that the vaccine is useless? I do not think. But it is an argument more against the sanitary passport," he completed.

In New York, however, the positive as a Queiroga, which remains in quarantine in the city, turned on the alerts of the international community.

After diagnosis, the Brazilian office at the United Nations suspended the face-to-face activities in the middle of the General Assembly and all officials went to work remotely.

Already in Brazil, the National Health Surveillance Agency recommended that the 18 members of the Brazilian delegation, including the President and his son, remain isolated for 14 days after his return, for having had contact with the Health Holder.

The recommendations extend six of the 23 ministers of the country, who accompanied the president to New York and among which are the headlines of Foreign Affairs, Carlos França; Justice, Anderson Torres; Environment, Joaquim Leite; and tourism, Gilson Machado, as well as the first lady, Michelle Bolsonaro.

Also this Friday the Minister of Agriculture of Brazil, Tereza Cristina Dias, and the Attorney General of the Union, Bruno Bianco, announced that they have contracted the Covid, although neither of them integrated the official entice that was at United Nations.

"I informed everyone I'll test positive for # Covid19. I'm fine. I canceled my face-to-face commitments and I will remain in isolation during the medical orientation period," the agricultural holder announced on Twitter.

For its part, the Bianco press cabinet reported in a note that the general lawyer is without symptoms but also canceled his official agenda to fulfill quarantine.

The two senior officials are added to an extensive list of Brazilian authorities who have been diagnosed with the Coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic, which includes more than half of Bolsonaro's ministers, twenty governors and Head of State himself , who until today he did not receive the vaccine against the disease.

With some 213 million inhabitants, Brazil is, in absolute terms, one of the three countries most punished by the pathogen, next to the United States and India.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, nineteen months ago, the Latin American giant accumulates more than 592,000 deceased and 21.3 million infected by the pathogen.

Updated Date: 24 September 2021, 15:47

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