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Brazil loses new health minister as Bolsonaro grabs reins in coronavirus crisis

Reuters Saturday, 16 May 2020
Brazil lost its second health minister in a month on Friday after President Jair Bolsonaro demanded wider use of unproven anti-malarial drugs to fight the coronavirus outbreak, adding to turmoil in one of the pandemic's worst global hotspots.
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