Analysis: How Uruguay is Winning Against Covid-19

Where Uruguay succeeded and other nations did not was testing. It has tested 233.7 people for every confirmed case of covid-19,5 compared with 1.7 in Argentina, 1.9 in Mexico, and 3 in Colombia.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (by Luke Taylor, The British Medical Journal) Latin America continues to suffer some of the worst tolls of Covid-19, with over seven million recorded infections accounting for nearly half of all daily deaths. But in the region's Southern Cone there is a clear outlier wedged between Brazil to the north, with over 3.5 million confirmed cases, and Argentina to the south and west, with half a million.

Somehow, Uruguay has a lid on the pandemic. Its relatively small population of 3.6 million made controlling the transmission of covid-19 easier but never . . .

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