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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Peruvian doctors have begun a hunger strike as a protest against the substandard working conditions that medical workers say they have faced in fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

The protest in Peru's capital Lima by at least four doctors, is the latest action by healthcare workers asking the government to improve their work environment. Medical personnel have been protesting for a week just as a second wave of coronavirus cases is hitting the country.

“We are concerned about the abandonment of our doctors, the lack of good working conditions,” said Dr Teodoro Quiñones, who is . . .

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