Here in Iquitos, the pandemic has reached critical proportions. At the smaller of the two local government hospitals, over 250 patients are lying on the ground for lack of bed space. A third, private hospital had to close its doors last week because so many of the staff members had fallen ill with COVID. Last week, the understaffing crisis made it necessary for the national government to ship in fifty new medical personnel.
Two months ago, I thought Continue reading It Only Takes One