Last updated: 19 December 2020 3:50:40 pm
Launching an attack on Civid-19 vaccines, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said the Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine could turn people into “crocodiles” or make bearded women, leaving netizens baffled.
Bolsonaro, who was on a positive test for coronavirus after months of weakening the pandemic, recently shared his opinion on why he is against the vaccine. He recently announced Brazil’s vaccine circulation plans, saying inoculations would be given free of charge “to everyone who wants it,” and insisted he would not personally get the vaccine.
“In the Pfizer contract, it is very clear: ‘we are not responsible for any side effects. ‘If you turn into a crocodile, that’s your problem,’ he said, according to AFP news agency.
“In the Pfizer contract it is very clear: ‘we are not responsible for any side effects. ‘If you turn into a crocodile, your problem is’ #Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said in explaining why he does not want to get #Winning covid https://t.co/xcAJWpl4K1 pic.twitter.com/G4yPIw6297
– AFP News Agency (@AFP) 18 December 2020
“If you grow too tall, if a woman starts growing a beard or if a man starts talking with an effective voice, they will have nothing to do with it,” he said of the vaccine used in the United States. Already United States and Britain.
– Samuel Pancher (@SamPancher) 17 December 2020
“Some say I’m setting a bad example. But for the imbeciles, for the idiots who say this, I tell them that I have already caught the virus, I have the antibodies, so why should I get the vaccine ? ”He said defendingly.
His comments about the viral vaccine soon soured, and he provoked an online meme-fest containing jars. Hashtag #jacare started moving in Brazil which translates to crocodile.
My future pic.twitter.com/Xn6P9sgxzN
– Am Pigmon (@HMaiaGabriel) 19 December 2020
– Josuééé (@ Josu87067757) 19 December 2020
Better a poor horse than no horse at all. In my opinion. pic.twitter.com/0AWbD5nrCI
– 🇲ₐ 丨 ⱦ 巳 𝜺𝕞Ҡ 巳 ꚃ stay @ :: 1 (IPv6 rocks) (@lyncgeek) 18 December 2020
🔴URGENTE: Confirmado o primeiro caso de jacaré em forma de gente, após vacina da Pfizer ser aplicada. pic.twitter.com/zUY7Ah3hGD
– Rafael Moura (@RafaellMM) 17 December 2020
Cuidado com a Cuca
Que a Cuca te pega
E pega daqui
It’s a day’s work
– – pool Ana Paula agr is Natasha (@ViuvaaNeegraa) 18 December 2020
Brazilians after vaccination pic.twitter.com/zQobbxIxDm
– h. (@hemurbach) 18 December 2020
“If anything, it has made my husband more interesting,” said Mrs Coolaid from Cambridge. pic.twitter.com/4Xu0dvb1qL
– Simon Bonner. (@LodroNorbu) 18 December 2020
I can’t wait pic.twitter.com/MksmBQ6M1W
– Iron Gorilla King 🇻🇦 (@akita_c) 18 December 2020
– uillian (@uillianHP) 18 December 2020
– messias or pombo (@MessiasPombo) 18 December 2020
– atomicdog (@ scoobydawg1) 18 December 2020
Bolsonaro’s statements are particularly alarming as Brazil’s death tax stands at 185,687, which is second only to the United States, the worst performing country in terms of both the total number of cases and deaths.
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