Anger in Uruguay over surge in COVID infections and deaths

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    Healthcare workers in Uruguay say they are struggling, as the country faces a surge in COVID-19 infections and deaths.

    Despite nearly a third of the population getting vaccinated, critics say the government has failed to build on its early success in containing the virus.

    Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports.

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