Bolsonaro hospitalised in Sao Paulo with ‘intestinal obstruction’
15 July 2021 | 9:29 am
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is admitted to the Vila Nova Star private hospital in Sao Paulo, where it will be determined whether he requires emergency surgery for an "intestinal obstruction."
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