RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Minister of Health, Marcelo Queiroga, assured on Tuesday that the celebration of Copa América in the country “is not a risk” for the population, since the health safety protocols drawn up for the tournament “are safe”.
Queiroga appeared before a Senate committee investigating possible government omissions in the fight against a pandemic that has already killed nearly 475,000 Brazilians and assured that Copa América, which will begin in the country next Sunday, does not increase the health risk, as there will be “bubbles” for each delegation.
“The risk for the population . . .