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Brazil’s Covid CPI: Health Secretary contradicts Pazuello, confirms early treatment with Chloroquine

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Parliamentary Investigative Committee known as "Covid CPI" on Tuesday, May 25, heard the Ministry of Health's Secretary of Work and Health Education Management Mayra Pinheiro.

In almost 7 hours of testimony, the official, known as "Captain Chloroquine," denied having been ordered to prescribe the use of drugs with no proven efficacy for Covid-19, and once again advocated "early treatment."

Mayra honored her nickname in the several times she spoke about the "direction" of chloroquine use, but made it clear that "captain" is not the appropriate term to refer to her. "I don't . . .

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