Informal workers can help stop COVID-19 infection spread in Peru and throughout Latin America



Despite the troubling and false narrative that has taken hold in Peru and is spreading across Latin America about the role of informal market traders in the growth of COVID-19 cases, these workers are not the problem. In fact, they have been fighting to be part of the solution, in partnership with local governments and market administrators, from the outset of the pandemic.

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