Already Struggling, Venezuela’s Hospitals Heavily Impacted By Nationwide Power Outage
Reuters: Doctors pray for sick as blackout batters Venezuelan hospitals
“…Venezuela’s hospitals, already struggling with shortages of supplies and equipment amid an economic meltdown, entered crisis mode on Thursday when the South American nation’s power system went down. Public hospitals typically have generators to provide back-up electricity in the event of an outage, but doctors consulted by Reuters said they were either damaged or idled for lack of fuel…” (Armas, 3/11).
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