Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was hospitalized on Wednesday to establish the reason for continual hiccups, the president’s workplace stated, within the newest well being scare for the far-right chief who was stabbed within the intestine on the marketing campaign path in 2018.
Bolsonaro, 66, went to the army hospital in Brasilia and is anticipated to be beneath statement for twenty-four to 48 hours, though not essentially in hospital, the assertion stated.
“He’s feeling good and doing effectively,” it stated.
Native media outlet G1 reported that Bolsonaro had been admitted for unspecified medical testing after feeling stomach pains through the early hours of Wednesday.
In a nationwide tackle on social media final Thursday, Bolsonaro struggled to precise himself at one level, and stated he had been affected by hiccups for every week.
Bolsonaro’s well being has been a problem throughout his presidency. He practically died after being stabbed within the intestines on the marketing campaign path in 2018, leading to a number of follow-up surgical procedures. Professional-Bolsonaro federal lawmaker Bia Kicis wrote on Twitter on Wednesday that Bolsonaro’s hospitalization was “a consequence of the 2018 knifing.”
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Newspaper O Globo reported that Antônio Luiz Macedo, the surgeon who operated on Bolsonaro in 2018, had been referred to as to Brasilia to be with the president.
Except for the knifing, Bolsonaro caught COVID-19 in July final yr, however recovered. In appearances over the previous couple of months, he has additionally had a cussed cough.
— Writing by Gabriel Stargardter