Brazil, Bolsonaro, and COVID-19: One Year Later

Brazil, Bolsonaro, and COVID-19: One Year Later

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Last April the Center for Brazilian Studies and Latin American Institute convened a panel of experts to discuss the pandemic in Brazil and the denialism of President Jair Bolsonaro. One year later, Brazil’s hospitals are overwhelmed, deaths are mounting, and vaccines are in short supply. And still Bolsonaro minimizes the severity of the crisis. The same experts return to discuss what can be done to turn the tide in Brazil.

Panelists:

Karin Nielsen, Division of Infectious Diseases, UCLA Children’s Hospital

Maria Amelia Veras, Department of Collective Health, Santa Casa de São Paulo

Brian Mier, Co-editor of Brasil Wire and Brazil Correspondent for teleSUR

Moderators:

José Luiz Passos, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Bonnie Taub, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Bryan Pitts, Latin American Institute

 

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