"Brazil has no health protocol to curb contagions. The President does one thing, the Health Minister tells us to go in another direction, and local authorities are ordering what they believe is convenient. Meanwhile, people keep dying," Aziz condemned.
Over the last year, Bolsonaro provoked crowds and urged people not to wear masks, contrary to the recommendations of experts and the Health Ministry.
"What the President has done is grounds for him to be arrested," said Aziz, who will assume the presidency of the Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry (CPI), tasked with digging into Bolsonaro's handling of the pandemic.
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The CPI will investigate the Executive's actions and omissions and will oversee the use of federal funds by local authorities.
"The Commission also will investigate the failures of Bolsonaro's government, especially of the Foreign Affairs Ministry, to purchase vaccines and inputs needed for their production in Brazil," the Amazonas State senator said.
"Brazil was wrong not to create health barriers to prevent the virus from entering and spreading in the country at the beginning of the pandemic," he assured and added that doctors, health workers, scientists, and epidemiologists will be the first ones to be heard by the CPI.