WHO alerts to new pandemic peak in Latin America

Brazilian Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga today attended the WHO/PAHO press conference to emphasize that the Brazilian government is working mainly on stepping up the vaccination campaign.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Although much of the attention on the pandemic is focused on India, the World Health Organization (WHO) today alerted on the advance of Covid-19 in Latin America, where many countries are reaching peak levels of daily cases. In contrast, vaccines have not yet reached many countries.

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"Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Argentina, Uruguay, and Guyana are experiencing new peaks of transmission, with a dramatic increase in infections, and their health systems are overwhelmed," warned the Pan American Health Organization's (PAHO) Director of Health Emergencies, Ciro Ugarte.

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