Covid-19 in Peru: from supervised walks for children to the first case of Kawasaki-like syndrome

  title={Covid-19 in Peru: from supervised walks for children to the first case of Kawasaki-like syndrome},
  author={Jaime A. Y{\'a}{\~n}ez and Aldo Alvarez-Risco and Jaime Delgado-Zegarra},
Godlee appraises the UK government’s response to covid-19.1 Peru is among the countries with the most covid-19 cases globally,2 reaching 178 914 cases on 3 June.3 Regardless of this, on 18 May the Peruvian government started allowing supervised walks for people under 14 years old,4 following the Spanish measure implemented on 26 April.5 We have previously expressed our concern for this measure6 because it could lead to a rise in cases in children, who … 

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