The New York Times reports:
Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s proudly unvaccinated president, is contending with more fallout from his visit to New York last week to speak at the United Nations: A fourth member of his entourage has tested positive for Covid-19, and his wife, Michelle, opted to get vaccinated before they returned home.
Pedro Duarte Guimaraes, an economist who is the chief executive of Caixa Economica Federal, a leading Brazilian banking institution, disclosed on Sunday that he had tested positive, joining Brazil’s health minister, Marcelo Queiroga, Mr. Bolsonaro’s son Eduardo and a Brazilian diplomat.
Mrs. Bolsonaro’s vaccination, disclosed by Mr. Bolsonaro on Thursday after their return home, generated more adverse publicity, apparently revealing the couple’s lack of solidarity on that subject and — to some Brazilians — a disrespect by the Brazilian first lady for her country’s own health system.
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Michelle Bolsonaro, the wife of Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s proudly unvaccinated president, opted to get vaccinated last week during their visit to New York for the UN General Assembly. https://t.co/QBAxaQG8ok
— The New York Times (@nytimes) September 28, 2021
Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro bizarrely suggests COVID-19 vaccines could turn people into ‘crocodiles’ or bearded ladies https://t.co/kygYXff0dN
— Business Insider (@BusinessInsider) December 19, 2020