Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus pandemic: Latin America becomes the most vaccinated continent” – below is their description.
The Omicron variant has now been identified in almost a dozen countries in Latin America.
But health experts say South America is in good shape to tackle the mutation as it is currently the world’s most vaccinated region.
Last year, Brazil was considered the key COVID-19 locus for a time but rapid vaccination drives in many countries have brought cases right down.
According to Our World in Data, which collates numbers from governments worldwide, 63.3 percent of Latin America’s population is now fully inoculated,
Al Jazeera’s Manuel Rapalo reports from Mexico City, Mexico.
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–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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