Latin America Becomes Global Epicenter of Coronavirus

The Caribbean island of Puerto Rico receives medical assistance from the Red Cross

After beginning in Wuhan, China, and spreading through Iran, Italy, Europe, and the United States, novel coronavirus is now beginning to show signs of an outbreak in Latin America and Central America.

Worldwide, Brazil is now only second to the U.S. in cases of COVID-19. Will Brazil surpass the United States in cases? How will testing shortages affect the data?

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