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Brazil’s Bolsonaro Leaves Hospital After Latest Health Scare

  • President was hospitalized Monday with intestinal blockage
  • Doctors ruled out need for fifth surgery after 2018 stabbing
Jair Bolsonaro
Jair BolsonaroPhotographer: Andre Coelho/Bloomberg
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Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro was discharged from the Sao Paulo hospital where he had been admitted two days ago with an intestinal obstruction, the latest health scare related to his 2018 stabbing and four subsequent surgeries.

The president announced his release from the Vila Nova Star hospital in a Twitter post early on Wednesday, together with a picture where he appeared surrounded by his doctors, all giving thumbs up.