RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - During the most critical months of the pandemic in 2020, Guayaquil was referred to as "the Wuhan of Ecuador. In this city, the second-most populous in the country, citizens died of covid-19 even in the streets, the health system collapsed, and even hundreds of corpses of patients infected with the coronavirus disappeared due to poor sanitary conditions.
Despite this tragedy, doctors in the city have now reported that they have not received any hospitalized Covid-19 patients for two days more than a year later.
Guayaquil is a port and commercial city. Many of . . .