Coronavirus: Facebook and Instagram delete videos Bolsonaro

BRASILIA | Facebook and Instagram have deleted Monday, in their turn, after Twitter, videos of brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro, believing that they were sending the wrong message about the outbreak of coronavirus.

“We remove content on Facebook and Instagram that violate our terms of use, which do not allow the misinformation that can cause harm in the physical to people,” said Facebook in a statement sent to the media.

Twitter had relied on the previous day, in the face of the same videos, ” the strengthening of its rules to take into account the contents that are going to possibly contrary to the instructions of public health emanating from official sources and that could increase the risk of transmission of the Covid-19 “.

The video concerned showed the head of the State taking baths crowd on Sunday in Brasilia, in blatant contradiction to the instructions of the official Brazil.

Saturday, its minister of Health, Luiz Henrique Mandetta had stressed the importance of keeping away from each other to avoid the spread of the disease.

This minister has said Monday. “At this time, we must maintain the highest degree of social distancing, for we can […] give time so that the system [of health] is strengthened “, he said.

Brazil identifies 4 579 cases of the disease, for 159 deaths.

Its chairman of the extreme right has shown, however, very skeptical about the seriousness of what he considers a ” small flu “.

“The authorities of some States and municipalities need to abandon the concept of a scorched-earth: the prohibition of the transport, closing shops and the containment of solid,” he said march 25.

The main personalities of the left were on Monday released a manifesto demanding his resignation. “Bolsonaro is more than a political problem, it has become a problem of public health,” they wrote.

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