Bolsonaro, hospitalized in Florida for severe abdominal pain

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Bolsonaro, hospitalized in Florida for severe abdominal pain

The former president of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro was admitted this Monday to a hospital in the state of Florida, in the far southeastern United States, after complaining of severe abdominal pain.

According to the Brazilian newspaper 'O Globo', the former president has been admitted to the AdventHealth Celebration hospital, located on the outskirts of the city of Orlando. Bolsonaro was the victim of a stabbing in the abdomen as part of the 2018 electoral campaign. After this attack he has had to undergo up to four surgeries.

Previous hospitalizations

However, the former president has suffered several episodes of abdominal pain, for which he has had to be hospitalized on successive occasions, the most recent This was in the middle of November last month, when he was admitted to the Armed Forces Hospital in Brasilia.

This last hospitalization for Bolsonaro took place just one day after he was admitted. after hundreds of supporters stormed the headquarters of state powers in Brasilia, in an episode similar to the one experienced on January 6, 2021 at the United States Capitol.