Lambda variant pushes up death toll in Peru | COVID-19 Special

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Alpha, beta, gamma, delta … and now lambda. The WHO classes it as a “variant of interest.” For Peruvians, it’s much worse. The country has the highest death toll per capita in the world. And now the lambda variant accounts for almost all cases.

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