BOGOTA, Colombia

With more than 117,700 confirmed cases of coronavirus, Spain recently surpassed Italy.

This figure put Spain in second place globally with the highest number of positive cases after the United States.

It is also second in the number of deaths, after Italy, with more than 11,700, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

In the first line of combat against the disease are hundreds of doctors, nurses, and health personnel who have been facing the shortage of medicines, the lack of beds in the Intensive Care Units (ICU) and the lack of material for their security.

María Fernanda

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