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Brazil’s Bolsonaro leaves hospital after treatment for blocked intestine

BBC News

July 18, 2021

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been released from hospital four days after being admitted with serious intestine problems.

Mr Bolsonaro, 66, had been suffering persistent hiccups for 10 days.

There have been concerns about the far-right leader’s health since he was stabbed in the intestines while campaigning in 2018.

Mr Bolsonaro was seriously wounded in the attack and lost 40% of his blood. He has had several operations since.

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