Covid-19 CPI: First governor will be heard on June 29; check the calendar – Prime Time Zone


Next session, scheduled for June 1, will hear from doctor Nise Yamaguchi; new testimonies by Pazuello and Queiroga have no date yet to occur

Diego Peres / Secretariat of Communication of the Government of AmazonasTarget of Federal Police operation, Wilson Lima will be questioned about the oxygen crisis in the State of Amazonas

The President of CPI to Covid-19, Omar Aziz | (PSD-AM), this Thursday 27th, defined the testimonials calendar for the coming weeks. In the next session of the commission, scheduled for Tuesday, 1st, the doctor will be heard Nise Yamaguchi, appointed as a member of the supposed parallel advisory office to the president Jair Bolsonaro – in his hearing, the CEO of Anvisa, Antônio Barra Torres, affirmed that the proposal for the chloroquine leaflet to be altered came from the immunologist, in order to indicate it for the treatment of the coronavirus. The governor of Amazonas, Wilson Lima (PSC), will be the first state manager to appear in the Senate, on June 29.

Aziz also set the dates for the testimonies of former executive secretary of the Ministry of Health Élcio Franco Filho, former Pazuello aide Marcos Arnoud Marques, known as Markinhos Show, by businessman Carlos Wizard Martins, another name appointed as a member of the cabinet parallel, of the Presidency advisor for international affairs, Filipe Martins, and of the former governor of Rio de Janeiro Wilson Witzel, who was impeached for having been found guilty of a crime of responsibility in the management of contracts in the area of ​​Health during the pandemic. Between the end of June and the beginning of July, the governors of Pará, Hélder Barbalho (MDB), and Piauí, Wellington Dias (PT), and the Secretary of Health of Amazonas, Marcellus Campêlo, will also be heard. The Covid-19 CPI has not yet established the dates for the new testimonies by Pazuello and the current Minister of Health, Marcelo Queiroga, who were summoned in the session on Wednesday, 26.

Check the calendar below:

  • Nise Yamaguchi – Immunologist – June 1
  • Clóvis Arns da Cunha (Professor of Infectology at the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR) and President of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases), Zeliete Zambom (Family and Community Physician, Professor at the São Leopoldo Mandic School of Medicine and President of the Brazilian Family Medicine and Community), Francisco Eduardo Cardoso Alves (Specialist in infectology at Emílio Ribas) and Paulo Porto de Melo (neurosurgeon) – June 2
  • Nísia Trindade – President of Fiocuz – June 8
  • Élcio Franco Filho – Former Executive Secretary of the Ministry of Health – June 9
  • Markinhos Show – Former adviser to Pazuello at the Ministry of Health – June 10
  • Cláudio Maierovich (health doctor and ex-president Anvisa and Fiocruz) and Nathália Pasternak, microbiologist and researcher at the University of São Paulo (USP) – June 11
  • Marcellus Campelo – Secretary of Health of Amazonas – June 15
  • Wilson Witzel – Former Governor of Rio de Janeiro – June 16
  • Carlos Wizard Martins – Businessman – June 17
  • Filipe Martins – Advisor for international affairs to the Presidency of the Republic – June 22
  • Alexandre Gintsburg – Director of the Gamaleya Institute – June 23
  • Jurema Werneck – Representative of the Alert Movement – June 24
  • Wilson Lima – Governor of Amazonas – June 29
  • Hélder Barbalho – Governor of Pará – June 30
  • Wellington Dias – Governor of Piauí – July 1