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Brazilian lawmaker who blew lid on US$323 million India Covid-19 vaccine deal wears bulletproof vest to hearing

A congressman who has denounced alleged wrongdoing in a 1.6 billion reais (US$323 million) Covid-19 vaccine contract signed by Brazil’s government arrived at a Senate commission inquiry on Friday wearing a bulletproof vest for safety.Legislator Luis Miranda and his brother Luis Ricardo Miranda, the whistle-blower at the Health Ministry who raised suspicions about the vaccine deal with India’s Bharat Biotech, are the key witnesses in a hearing under way on Friday.The parliamentary inquiry is…

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