Health Minister Eduardo Pazuello suffered a motorcycle accident on Friday night 24 in the North Zone of the city of Rio de Janeiro According to information from the Rio de Janeiro Fire Department he had back and shoulder injuries
At the moment Pazuello is hospitalized at the Armys Central Hospital located in the Benfica district also in the North Zone of Rio According to the Armys press office Pazuello had fractures in his right clavicle and in the costal arch and at the moment he finds himself under observation with a stable health condition not at risk of death.
According to the Fire Department Pazuello was rescued at 1137 pm on Avenida Paulo de Frontin in Praça da Bandeira The dynamics of the accident were not informed.
Pazuello was Minister of Health between May 2020 and March 2021 He took over as interim after the departure of Nelson Teich and only took office in September last year.
According to the agency, there was a slowdown in the vaccination of this portion of the population in the first half of December According to information passed on to the CNJ, there was a 06% growth in the total doses applied in the last 15 days.
Pressured by failures in the management of the Covid19 pandemic mainly due to the slow pace of vaccination he left office earlier this year and gave way to Marcelo Queiroga
After leaving the ministry he was chosen by President Jair Bolsonaro PL in June to be the Secretary for Strategic Studies of the Special Secretariat for Strategic Affairs of the Presidency of the Republic In October he changed roles once more being appointed as special advisor to the Special Secretariat for Strategic Affairs of the Presidency of the Republic.