Rural Communities in Latin America Threatened by Advancing Coronavirus

The reopening of some cities in the region places the focus on the spread of the pandemic inland. Over half of the cases of the disease recorded in the world in the past week are in America.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In Latin America, the coronavirus began in urban centers and is gradually approaching rural communities. To a greater or lesser extent, the reaction of the city-countryside binomial influences the spread of Covid-19 in the region, currently considered the epicenter of the pandemic by the World Health Organization (W.H.O.).

After almost three months of shutdown, some Latin American countries have gradually begun to open some of their economic sectors under the latent threat of new outbreaks and spread of the virus throughout remote regions.

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) warned this week . . .

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