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Bolsonaro fires health minister, appoints oncologist: source

Reuters Thursday, 16 April 2020
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro fired his health minister on Thursday after butting heads over how to confront the new coronavirus, and a person familiar with the matter said the president would appoint oncologist Nelson Teich in his place.
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