Five Mistakes in Tackling the Pandemic in Collapsing Ecuadorian City

In recent weeks, pictures of the corpses of Covid-19 victims abandoned on the streets of the city of Guayaquil have shocked the world.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Guayaquil, more than any other Ecuadorian city, is paying for its shortcomings in addressing the coronavirus pandemic.

The country's economic capital, with a population of 17.5 million, has witnessed Dantesque scenes in recent days.

Bodies have been seen in the streets wrapped in plastic bags. The precarious health system has collapsed, with many professionals infected.

Long lines of vehicles with cardboard coffins formed at the cemetery gates.

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