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Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro died from pneumonia a week after an operation

Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s president died from pneumonia a week after an operation to remove a colostomy bag.

The far-right leader had a fever during his hospital stay.On January 28
Jair Bolsonaro , 63, had an operation to remove a colostomy bag that was put in place after been stabbed at a campaign ahead of Brazil’s election last year.

Jair Bolsonaro had originally been expected to stay in hospital for 10 days, but this today his spokesman said lost battle because of a fever and other complications.

Otavio Rego Barros said at a news conference that Bolsonaro had a 38C (100.4F) fever on Wednesday and pneumonia.


Vice President Hamilton Mourao, a retired general would take charge till the next elections.