Medicine, Product Shortages Hindering Venezuela’s Efforts Against Mosquito-Borne Diseases
Reuters: Shortages hinder Venezuela’s battle against fever outbreaks
“Shortages have complicated Venezuela’s efforts to treat severe outbreaks of mosquito-borne fevers this year, creating long lines at pharmacies to buy medicines and leaving the ill without treatments for swollen joints and aching bones…” (Pons, 10/16).
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