Chilean paradox continues: the country approaches sanitary collapse despite vaccination record

Chile is realizing that it may not be enough to enact restrictive measures, confine citizens and be a vaccination champion: the virus continues to spread.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Chileans are confined this Easter despite the country leading the Americas in vaccination.

With 36% of its population already immunized, Chile has the highest percentage of vaccinated people in the Americas and among other countries in the world, is only surpassed by the Seychelles, Israel, the United Kingdom, and the United Arab Emirates.

The Chilean paradox is that even though more than a third of the population is already vaccinated, almost 80% -residents of the Santiago metropolitan area and other urban centers- have restricted their activities due to the measures dictated a few days ago by . . .

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