Latin America struggles with vaccine inequality in light of a third wave

According to the Our World in Data map, linked to Oxford University, 577.92 million vaccines have been administered globally. In North America, 162.67 million inoculations have been made, and in South America, 36.14 million.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The threat of a third wave of covid-19 continues to grow in Latin America, which, with limited resources and marked inequality, is struggling to expand its vaccination plans while increasing restrictions to curb a virus that has left nearly 25 million infected and 777,000 deaths in the region.

"The death toll remains high, with more than 34,000 deaths recorded last week (March 22-29). Brazil, Peru, Chile, and Paraguay have reported the highest rates," warned Wednesday, the director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Carissa F. Etienne, in her weekly assessment.

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