Category: South America

Chile to issue the Controversial ‘virus-free’ certificates to recovered patients

Chile’s government has said it will go ahead with a controversial plan to issue certificates to people who have recovered from Covid-19. The documents would be given to…

Ecuador ravaged by coronavirus

An increased capacity to process coronavirus tests caused the number of confirmed cases in Ecuador to more than double in a day to 22,719, second only to Brazil…

Brazil replaces health minister amid COVID-19 fight

Brazil’s Health Minister Luiz Henrique Mandetta has been sacked. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that he had appointed oncologist Nelson Teich as the country’s new health…

China’s bid to repair its coronavirus-hit image is backfiring in West

As China in March became the first major country to recover from the coronavirus outbreak that spread from the central city of Wuhan, its officials kicked off another…