Masks reused and bodies mount as Peru strains under coronavirus

LIMA (Reuters) – Peru’s hospitals are straining to deal with a rapid rise in the number of COVID-19 infections, with bodies being kept in hallways, masks being repeatedly reused, and protests breaking out amongst medical workers concerned over their safety.

Global CEOs see U-shaped recession due to coronavirus: survey

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Global business leaders are preparing for a drawn-out U-shaped recession due to the impact of coronavirus and many fear their companies won’t survive the pandemic, a survey of thousands of chief executives showed on Wednesday. The pandemic

Guatemala health officials fired, investigated for corruption

Several officials are accused of conspiring to defraud state funds during the coronavirus pandemic. Two deputy health ministers in Guatemala were fired this week amid revelations of an alleged corruption ring inside the ministry. Rodolfo Galdamez, the technical deputy minister