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“Nobody pressures me for anything”, blasts Bolsonaro when asked about Covid-19 vaccines

Tuesday, December 29th 2020 - 09:30 UTC
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Bolsonaro, who caught the virus in July, has said he will not take any COVID-19 vaccine, adding to growing vaccine skepticism in Brazil. Bolsonaro, who caught the virus in July, has said he will not take any COVID-19 vaccine, adding to growing vaccine skepticism in Brazil.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, one of the world's most prominent coronavirus skeptics, said over the weekend he was not worried about criticism over the speed of Brazil's vaccine rollout, saying he felt no pressure.

“Nobody pressures me for anything, I don't give a damn about it,” he said in a video aired on CNN Brasil.

Bolsonaro, who caught the virus in July, has also said he will not take any COVID-19 vaccine, adding to growing vaccine skepticism in Brazil.

Brazil now has nearly 7.5 million confirmed cases, and 191,139 deaths from the virus since the outbreak began, according to data from the Health Ministry.

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