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写真 | 2021年 05月 12日 03:30 JST

A Peruvian family's COVID nightmare

Hellen Nanez, who lost 13 relatives to the coronavirus and whose father is being treated for COVID-19 in the Intensive Care Unit, visits the grave of her aunt, who died in June 2020 of COVID-19, in Pisco, Peru, May 9, 2021. Hellen Nanez has suffered enough tragedy for a lifetime. The Peruvian 28-year-old mother has mourned the death of 13 close relatives since the pandemic struck last year: uncles, cousins, a grandfather. Now her dad is fighting for his life. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque

Hellen Nanez, who lost 13 relatives to the coronavirus and whose father is being treated for COVID-19 in the Imore

Hellen Nanez, who lost 13 relatives to the coronavirus and whose father is being treated for COVID-19 in the Intensive Care Unit, visits the grave of her aunt, who died in June 2020 of COVID-19, in Pisco, Peru, May 9, 2021. Hellen Nanez has suffered enough tragedy for a lifetime. The Peruvian 28-year-old mother has mourned the death of 13 close relatives since the pandemic struck last year: uncles, cousins, a grandfather. Now her dad is fighting for his life. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque
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Hellen Nanez talks to a healthcare worker at the hospital where her father is being treated for COVID-19 in the Intensive Care Unit, in Pisco, Peru May 9, 2021. "The truth is, I don't have any more tears," said Nanez, who dropped out of studying psychology to work and help pay her father's medical bills. "This is taking away our family. It's taking away our dreams, our tranquility and stability." REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque

Hellen Nanez talks to a healthcare worker at the hospital where her father is being treated for COVID-19 in thmore

Hellen Nanez talks to a healthcare worker at the hospital where her father is being treated for COVID-19 in the Intensive Care Unit, in Pisco, Peru May 9, 2021. "The truth is, I don't have any more tears," said Nanez, who dropped out of studying psychology to work and help pay her father's medical bills. "This is taking away our family. It's taking away our dreams, our tranquility and stability." REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque
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Hellen Nanez poses for a photograph after seeing her father through a window at the hospital, in Pisco, Peru, May 11, 2021. "I'm not going to lose him. I don't want to lose anyone else. My dad can't leave me," Nanez said, sobbing, outside the hospital where she has come to check on the health of her father, who is in a coma.    REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque

Hellen Nanez poses for a photograph after seeing her father through a window at the hospital, in Pisco, Peru, more

Hellen Nanez poses for a photograph after seeing her father through a window at the hospital, in Pisco, Peru, May 11, 2021. "I'm not going to lose him. I don't want to lose anyone else. My dad can't leave me," Nanez said, sobbing, outside the hospital where she has come to check on the health of her father, who is in a coma. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque
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Hellen Nanez prepares plastic flowers she uses to present the handmade soaps she sells to help pay her father's medical bills, in Pisco, Peru, May 8, 2021. Nanez, who has a two-year-old child, has turned to making soap at home and selling it on the street or in shops in Pisco, a coastal town set amid arid desert landscapes. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque

Hellen Nanez prepares plastic flowers she uses to present the handmade soaps she sells to help pay her father'more

Hellen Nanez prepares plastic flowers she uses to present the handmade soaps she sells to help pay her father's medical bills, in Pisco, Peru, May 8, 2021. Nanez, who has a two-year-old child, has turned to making soap at home and selling it on the street or in shops in Pisco, a coastal town set amid arid desert landscapes. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque
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Hellen Nanez reviews medical bills and receipts at her home in Pisco, Peru, May 8, 2021. Nanez said her bank loans had run dry and the family had incurred enormous debts of some 100,000 soles ($26,500) to buy medicines, medical oxygen - and funeral expenses. While hope was low, she was determined to battle for her dad.
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Hellen Nanez reviews medical bills and receipts at her home in Pisco, Peru, May 8, 2021. Nanez said her bank lmore

Hellen Nanez reviews medical bills and receipts at her home in Pisco, Peru, May 8, 2021. Nanez said her bank loans had run dry and the family had incurred enormous debts of some 100,000 soles ($26,500) to buy medicines, medical oxygen - and funeral expenses. While hope was low, she was determined to battle for her dad. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque
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Luciana, the daughter of Hellen Nanez, touches a cellphone displaying a photograph of herself and her grandfather Guillermo Alejandro Nanez, who is being treated for COVID-19 in the Intensive Care Unit, in Pisco, Peru, May 10, 2021. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque

Luciana, the daughter of Hellen Nanez, touches a cellphone displaying a photograph of herself and her grandfatmore

Luciana, the daughter of Hellen Nanez, touches a cellphone displaying a photograph of herself and her grandfather Guillermo Alejandro Nanez, who is being treated for COVID-19 in the Intensive Care Unit, in Pisco, Peru, May 10, 2021. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque
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Hellen Nanez comforts her aunt Paulina Nanez after telling her that Guillermo's conditions has worsened, in Pisco, Peru, May 10, 2021.  Nanez's story is a grim reflection of the tragedy unfolding in Latin America, a resource-rich but politically volatile region of some 650 million people stretching from Mexico to the near-Antarctic southern tips of Chile and Argentina.

The region has recorded 958,023 coronavirus-related fatalities, a Reuters tally shows, some 28% of the global death toll. It is set to hit the 1 million mark this month, which will make it the second region to do so after Europe. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque

Hellen Nanez comforts her aunt Paulina Nanez after telling her that Guillermo's conditions has worsened, in Pimore

Hellen Nanez comforts her aunt Paulina Nanez after telling her that Guillermo's conditions has worsened, in Pisco, Peru, May 10, 2021. Nanez's story is a grim reflection of the tragedy unfolding in Latin America, a resource-rich but politically volatile region of some 650 million people stretching from Mexico to the near-Antarctic southern tips of Chile and Argentina. The region has recorded 958,023 coronavirus-related fatalities, a Reuters tally shows, some 28% of the global death toll. It is set to hit the 1 million mark this month, which will make it the second region to do so after Europe. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque
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Hellen Nanez marks her father's medicines with his name outside the hospital where he is being treated for COVID-19 in the Intensive Care Unit, in Pisco, Peru, May 8, 2021. "I have been standing here for 17 days in front of the hospital and I know that he is going to make it. I do not think that life can be so unfair if it has taken so much from me and now it also wants to take away my father." REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque

Hellen Nanez marks her father's medicines with his name outside the hospital where he is being treated for COVmore

Hellen Nanez marks her father's medicines with his name outside the hospital where he is being treated for COVID-19 in the Intensive Care Unit, in Pisco, Peru, May 8, 2021. "I have been standing here for 17 days in front of the hospital and I know that he is going to make it. I do not think that life can be so unfair if it has taken so much from me and now it also wants to take away my father." REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque
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A man waits for a family member to be discharged outside the coronavirus hospital ward where the father of Hellen Nanez is being treated for COVID-19 in the Intensive Care Unit, in Pisco, Peru, May 9, 2021. The sign on the wall reads "50 LPM High Flow Oxygenation Motor." REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque

A man waits for a family member to be discharged outside the coronavirus hospital ward where the father of Helmore

A man waits for a family member to be discharged outside the coronavirus hospital ward where the father of Hellen Nanez is being treated for COVID-19 in the Intensive Care Unit, in Pisco, Peru, May 9, 2021. The sign on the wall reads "50 LPM High Flow Oxygenation Motor." REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque
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Hellen Nanez walks on a pier at the beach during Mother's Day, in Pisco, Peru, May 9, 2021.  REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque

Hellen Nanez walks on a pier at the beach during Mother's Day, in Pisco, Peru, May 9, 2021. REUTERS/Alessandrmore

Hellen Nanez walks on a pier at the beach during Mother's Day, in Pisco, Peru, May 9, 2021. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque
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Luciana, the daughter of Hellen Nanez, plays with a balloon on Mother's Day, in Pisco, Peru, May 9, 2021. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque

Luciana, the daughter of Hellen Nanez, plays with a balloon on Mother's Day, in Pisco, Peru, May 9, 2021. REUTmore

Luciana, the daughter of Hellen Nanez, plays with a balloon on Mother's Day, in Pisco, Peru, May 9, 2021. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque
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Hellen Nanez visits the grave of her aunt, who died in June 2020 of COVID-19, in Pisco, Peru, May 9, 2021. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque

Hellen Nanez visits the grave of her aunt, who died in June 2020 of COVID-19, in Pisco, Peru, May 9, 2021. REUmore

Hellen Nanez visits the grave of her aunt, who died in June 2020 of COVID-19, in Pisco, Peru, May 9, 2021. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque
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Hellen Nanez shops for ingredients to make handmade soap for sale, in Pisco, Peru, May 8, 2021.  REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque

Hellen Nanez shops for ingredients to make handmade soap for sale, in Pisco, Peru, May 8, 2021. REUTERS/Alessmore

Hellen Nanez shops for ingredients to make handmade soap for sale, in Pisco, Peru, May 8, 2021. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque
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Hellen Nanez hangs up laundry after spending the day getting her father's medicines, in Pisco, Peru, May 8, 2021. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque

Hellen Nanez hangs up laundry after spending the day getting her father's medicines, in Pisco, Peru, May 8, 20more

Hellen Nanez hangs up laundry after spending the day getting her father's medicines, in Pisco, Peru, May 8, 2021. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque
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Hellen Nanez reacts after visiting her aunt's grave, who died of COVID-19 in June 2020, in Pisco, Peru, May 9, 2021. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque

Hellen Nanez reacts after visiting her aunt's grave, who died of COVID-19 in June 2020, in Pisco, Peru, May 9,more

Hellen Nanez reacts after visiting her aunt's grave, who died of COVID-19 in June 2020, in Pisco, Peru, May 9, 2021. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque
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Hellen Nanez looks at her mobile phone as she searches for her father's medicine, that is difficult to find in local pharmacies, in Pisco, Peru, May 8, 2021. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque

Hellen Nanez looks at her mobile phone as she searches for her father's medicine, that is difficult to find inmore

Hellen Nanez looks at her mobile phone as she searches for her father's medicine, that is difficult to find in local pharmacies, in Pisco, Peru, May 8, 2021. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque
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An oxygen truck leaves the coronavirus hospital ward where the father of Hellen Nanez is being treated for COVID-19 in the Intensive Care Unit, in Pisco, Peru, May 11, 2021.   REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque

An oxygen truck leaves the coronavirus hospital ward where the father of Hellen Nanez is being treated for COVmore

An oxygen truck leaves the coronavirus hospital ward where the father of Hellen Nanez is being treated for COVID-19 in the Intensive Care Unit, in Pisco, Peru, May 11, 2021.   REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque
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Hellen Nanez looks at her daughter Luciana after dropping her off at a relative's home so she can buy her father's medicine and shop for ingredients to make handmade soap, in Pisco, Peru, May 8, 2021.  REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque

Hellen Nanez looks at her daughter Luciana after dropping her off at a relative's home so she can buy her fathmore

Hellen Nanez looks at her daughter Luciana after dropping her off at a relative's home so she can buy her father's medicine and shop for ingredients to make handmade soap, in Pisco, Peru, May 8, 2021. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque
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Hellen Nanez waits at a restaurant after ordering take-out, in Pisco, Peru, May 9, 2021.  REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque

Hellen Nanez waits at a restaurant after ordering take-out, in Pisco, Peru, May 9, 2021. REUTERS/Alessandro Cmore

Hellen Nanez waits at a restaurant after ordering take-out, in Pisco, Peru, May 9, 2021. REUTERS/Alessandro Cinque
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