‘Not easy to explain’: Sharp drop in South America’s COVID infections stuns experts

A woman in Montevideo, Uruguay gets vaccinated.

Rio de Janeiro: Just a few weeks ago, COVID-19 was spreading with alarming ease across a cluster of nations in South America, overwhelming hospital systems and killing thousands of people daily. Suddenly, the region that had been the epicentre of the pandemic is breathing a sigh of relief.

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