Bolsonaro’s Response to Covid-19: The Political Tools of Inaction, Obstruction, and Blame


Brazil has been one of the countries most affected by Covid-19. Since the beginning of the pandemic, President Jair Bolsonaro has taken controversial measures to obstruct a coordinated response, adopted a denialist and anti-science discourse, and personally interfered in health policymaking.

Elize Massard da Fonseca
Andreza Davidian
Publication date: 
December 16, 2020
Publication type: 
Blog Entry