Why it's vital indigenous communities protect their elders from coronavirus

Estela Astorga Porma, a Mapuche Indian woman, wears a face mask while posing for a picture outside her 'Ruka' (House) while they self-isolate their indigenous community from the outside world, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Huentelolen area close Tirua town, Chile May 7, 2020. Picture taken May 7, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Luis Saavedra - RC2AMG9PO71P

Indigenous villages are taking steps to protect their elders from COVID-19. Image: REUTERS/Jose Luis Saavedra

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