Jair Bolsonaro branded a ‘killer’ for hot dog trip as Covid-19 death toll soars

Posted by on May 24, 2020 10:41 am
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Brazilian president subject to public anger after stepping out in Brasilia on fast food errand

The Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, was branded a “killer” by his opponents after he popped out for a Saturday night hot dog on the day a further 965 of his citizens were reported to have died from Covid-19.

Bolsonaro, a rightwing populist who basks in comparisons to Donald Trump, has repeatedly flouted health ministry physical distancing guidelines – and continued to do so this weekend, even as Brazil’s coronavirus death toll rose to over 22,000.

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