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 . . .