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The Toll of Bolsonaro’s Disastrous Covid-19 Response

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro holds a drug he recommended to treat Covid-19 during a Facebook live event in April 2020. That drug has no proven effect against the virus. © The image is a screenshot of a video posted on President Bolsonaro's Facebook account A Brazilian Senate committee will vote today on a 1,100-page report that lays bare what happens when a country’s president adopts policies with utter disregard for human rights during a pandemic. The report was the result of months of hearings and investigation by the committee into the government’s response…

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