The president of the Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, was admitted today to the military hospital in Brasilia following severe abdominal pain. The news was confirmed by an official note from Planalto Palace, according to which Bolsonaro “He was admitted to the Hospital of the Armed Forces (HFA) in Brasilia”.
The official cause is a “hiccup persistent“For over 10 days. According to the local broadcaster Globe, the Brazilian president canceled all the day’s commitments and meetings. Bolsonaro it will undergo a series of investigations and will remain under observation between 24 and 48 hours. “Not necessarily in the hospital”, states the official statement, according to which the president is “in a good mood and is fine”.
Already in the past few days, during a series of broadcasts on the Internet, the president of the Brazil had complained a hiccup persistent, attributable according to local media to gastrointestinal reflux problems, of which Bolsonaro has been suffering for some time. According to Professor Flavio Quilici, professor of gastroenterology at the Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas in the State of Sao Paulo, interviewed by the channel G1, it is very rare that the hiccup lasts for more than 48 hours.
This very rare syndrome could be linked “to an esophageal complication related to abdominal and sometimes oral surgery”. In 2018, the president of the Brazil he was subjected to a series of operations after being stabbed during an election rally.
Bolsonaro’s hospitalization forced the Brazilian presidency to cancel all the important appointments scheduled for today on the agenda. After a meeting with the emergency committee to deal with the Covid-19 epidemic, the head of state was due to meet with the presidents of the Senate, Rodrigo Pacheco, of the Room, Arthur Lira, is of the Court of Cassation, Luiz Fux, to put an end to the institutional crisis unleashed by his statements against electronic voting.