Covaxine corruption in Brazil: Indian vaccine causes uproar in Brazil; President in the whirlpool of suspicion! – brazil official warned bolsonaro over pressure to buy bharat vaccine bolsonaro denies corruption

Covaxine corruption in Brazil: Indian vaccine causes uproar in Brazil; President in the whirlpool of suspicion! – brazil official warned bolsonaro over pressure to buy bharat vaccine bolsonaro denies corruption

Brasilia: Covacin vaccine developed by Indian company Bharat Biotech is causing a stir in Brazil. The issue of buying the vaccine could add to President Jair Bolsonaro’s difficulty. It is alleged that the vaccine was purchased at a higher price. According to Reuters, health ministry officials investigating the case had told the president there was internal pressure to buy covacin. Discussions continue in Brazil that there has been massive corruption in vaccine procurement.

A parliamentary committee is investigating the government’s role in the Karona Mahasathi measures. The inquiry raised the issue of vaccine procurement. The parliamentary inquiry committee has now launched an inquiry into why the Brazilian government bought the vaccine from Bharat Biotech at a higher price. Earlier, the Brazilian government ignored Pfizer’s proposal.

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The committee on Wednesday questioned Luis Ricardo Miranda, a logistics officer. At the time, Miranda said she had been pressured to buy the vaccine by Alex Lial Marinho, a colleague of former health minister Eduardo Pazuelo, who was one of President Jair Bolsonaro’s closest allies. Miranda told the committee that she had informed President Bolsnaro on March 20. At the time, he had said that he would take up the matter with the police chief.

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MP Luis Miranda was also present during the inquiry. He gave this information to Reuters. He asserted that his confession had been obtained through torture, and that his confession had been obtained through torture.

Earlier, Pfizer offered to provide the Brazilian government with vaccines at a lower rate than covacin. However, the Brazilian government ignored it.

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What did President Bolsnaro say?

“We didn’t spend a penny on the covacin vaccine and we didn’t get a single dose of the covacin vaccine,” President Bolsnaro said. He raised the question of where the corruption took place. He also clarified that if there is corruption, action will be taken. The price of India Biotech’s covacin vaccine is the same in Brazil as in other countries.

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Meanwhile, Reuters quoted Bharat Biotech as saying that an agreement was reached between the Brazilian government and Bharat Biotech in February. However, according to Bharat Biotech, the purchase order was not approved and no consignment was sent.

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