Ana Grisanti

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A health worker checks the vital signs of a woman who received a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine at Movistar Arena in Bogota on June 16. (Luisa Gonzalez/Reuters)

In a year of worldwide health crisis, Latin America and the Caribbean are among the regions to be hit the hardest. In May, the number of covid-19 deaths in the region surpassed 1 million, meaning 31 percent of worldwide deaths have occurred in a region home to only 8.4 percent of the world’s population. Containing the spread is tougher in the context of developing countries, where staying at home means forgoing wages that pay for meals, and getting infected is easier as numerous people work in the informal sector and may share smaller households.

Particularly at risk are migrant populations, who face these situations in higher proportions mainly due to higher informality rates in their work and housing.…  Seguir leyendo »