Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he will not take COVID-19 vaccine

“Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he will not take a COVID-19 vaccine.

“I’m telling you, I’m not going to take it. It’s my right,” Bolsonaro said in a live broadcast streamed on multiple social media platforms.

The right-wing leader also said that Congress is unlikely to require Brazilians to get vaccinated.

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Bolsonaro, an ardent supporter of President Trump, has repeatedly downplayed the seriousness of the coronavirus pandemic even though he contracted the bug over the summer.”