As the coronavirus outbreak gains traction across Latin America, horrifying stories – like the explosion of deaths across Ecuador that has left bodies piling up in the streets – are bound to become increasingly common.

Brazil and Peru are grappling with the two largest outbreaks in Latin America, but Mexico is increasingly finding that the virus is more widespread in Mexican society than AMLO – who dismissed the threat from the virus in even more strident tones than Trump – and the government had expected.

Mexico has confirmed 8,261 cases and 686 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins.



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