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Brazil's Bolsonaro appoints Nelson Teich as health minister

Reuters Thursday, 16 April 2020
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that he had appointed oncologist Nelson Teich as the country's new health minister, shortly after firing his predecessor over disagreements on measures to fight coronavirus.
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro fired his health minister on Thursday after clashing with him over how to fight the new coronavirus, and again called for states to end stay-at-home orders that he said were hurting the economy. Libby Hogan reports.

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