Covid-19 en el perú: Respuestas estatales y sociales

Translated title of the contribution: Covid-19 in peru: State and social responses

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Abstract

Despite efforts by the Peruvian state to contain the outbreak and spread of covid-19, including a strict nationwide quarantine for more than one hundred days, Peru had one of the highest numbers of cases and deaths in the world due to the pandemic. The pandemic highlighted the precariousness of the health care system, work, living conditions and transport. The pandemic also demonstrated that until underlying problems in the country’s social and economic system are solved (such as inequality and poverty), the health sector can do little to combat a health care crisis. This article analyzes state and societal responses to the pandemic between February and August 2020.

Translated title of the contributionCovid-19 in peru: State and social responses
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)581-585
Number of pages5
JournalHistoria, Ciencias, Saude - Manguinhos
Volume28
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Apr 2021

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