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Analysis: Investigation into Ministers tests the power of Brazil’s Covid CPI

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga and former ministers Eduardo Pazuello (Health) and Ernesto Araújo (Foreign Relations), as well as 11 other officials, will be investigated by the so-called Covid CPI (the Senate's pandemic investigative committee).

This represents a further step by the Committee after two and a half months of hearings on mistakes in the management of the pandemic in Brazil and the responsibility of president Jair Bolsonaro.

Fabio Wajngarten, ex-Secretary of Social Communication of the Presidency; Mayra Pinheiro, Secretary of Labor-Management of the Ministry of Health; Nise Yamaguchi, a chloroquine advocate . . .

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