The Jab: Why was Latin America hit so hard?
06.14.2021 - By The Jab from The Economist
Why has Latin America been the region hardest hit by the pandemic? Carlos Castillo-Salgado of Johns Hopkins University blames the informal economy and the example set by Donald Trump. Tulane University’s Valerie Paz-Soldán explains why Peru has been affected the worst.
The Economist’s Sarah Maslin finds hope in the success of a trial of China’s CoronaVac vaccine in the Brazilian town of Serrana.
Alok Jha and Natasha Loder are joined by Emma Hogan, The Economist’s Americas editor.
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