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Coronavirus Ravages Ecuador’s Largest City

For four days, Gerardo Ibarra’s lifeless body lay in the living room of his home in Ecuador’s sweltering coastal city of Guayaquil, a new epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak that may have already claimed hundreds of lives there and is raising alarms about the spread of the deadly pathogen across Latin America.

Before he died last week, Mr. Ibarra’s family rushed him to a hospital after he developed trouble breathing, concerned he had the Covid-19 disease caused by the novel coronavirus. A doctor turned him away, telling the…

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