Lack of Scientists Thwarts COVID Response in One of the World’s Worst Hit Countries By some counts, Peru’s COVID-19 per capita death tally is the highest in the world.

Lack of Scientists Thwarts COVID Response in One of the World’s Worst Hit Countries By some counts, Peru’s COVID-19 per capita death tally is the highest in the world.
LIMA, Peru – Learning that my neighbor Pepe had died from COVID-19 was shocking. Equally so was the news that he had first tested positive a month previously, in early July. No one in my small apartment block had been notified. Pepe was in his 50s, with health problems and a professional carer. Even at the best of times, he rarely came out of his apartment, the only other one on my floor. It was only by chance, bumping into his devastated sister in the hallway, that I learned of both his passing…Read more …