After Trump, Brazil’s President Bolsonaro thanks PM Modi for supplying hydroxychroloquine raw materials

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New Delhi: US President Donald Trump, Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allowing the export of raw materials to his country to produce hydroxychroloquine.

In his address to the nation on Wednesday Bolsonaro thanked PM Modi and the people of India for “timely help to the people of Brazil”.

“We have more good news. As an outcome of my direct conversation with Prime Minister of India, we will receive, by Saturday, raw materials to continue production of hydroxychloroquine so we can treat patients of COVID-19 as well as of lupus, malaria, and arthritis. I thank Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the people of India for such timely help to the people of Brazil,” said Bolsonaro.

Brazil has the highest number of COVID-19 cases in South America with more than 14,000 infections and almost 700 deaths.

On Wednesday, US President Donald Trump thanked PM Modi and the people of India for lifting curbs on the export of hydroxychloroquine.

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