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One dollar per vaccine: Brazil’s fresh graft scandal revives calls for a Bolsonaro impeachment bid

Brazilians protest in front of Brasilia's National Congress in support of a fresh bid launched by opposition lawmakers to impeach President Jair Bolsonaro, after more allegations broke of corruption in acquiring coronavirus vaccines to tackle a pandemic he is accused of having criminally mishandled.

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