Amanpour and Company

Latin America Becomes a New COVID Epicenter

Clip: 06/17/2020 | 2m 34s Video has closed captioning.

In Latin America, there is an alarming number of new COVID cases. Brazil reports a record 35,000 new cases in just 24 hours, even as the government insists the outbreak is under control. Peru has also turned into a hotspot despite early measures to control the virus; there’s an exodus from Lima, of those unable to pay rent or feed themselves. Former Mexican Health Minister Julio Frenk discusses.

Aired: 06/17/20

Rating: NR

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