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COVID-19 in Latin America: were we doomed from the start?

Aguilera, Rodrigo (2020) COVID-19 in Latin America: were we doomed from the start? LSE Latin America and Caribbean Blog (19 Aug 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Even though different countries responded very differently to the emergence of coronavirus, its impact has been devastating virtually everywhere in Latin America. Underlying factors like labour informality, compounding health issues, low healthcare spending, multi-generational households, and economic openness have made the region’s experience of the crisis especially grave, writes Rodrigo Aguilera.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/latamcaribbean/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JL Political institutions (America except United States)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2020 13:33
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2020 23:20
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/106377

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