#Brazil’s top prosecutor agreed on Friday to request an #investigation of President Jair #Bolsonaro for dereliction of duty in the process of procuring an Indian Covid-19 vaccine. The president has been caught up in allegations of irregularities surrounding the 1.6 billion reais ($316 million) contract signed in February for 20 million doses with a Brazilian intermediary for the vaccine’s maker, Bharat Biotech.The government suspended the contract on Tuesday after a Senate commission raised suspicions of overpricing and corruption. FRANCE 24’s Tim Vickery for the latest.
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