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Venezuelan Government’s Failure To Address Malaria Causes Increase Of Cases In Country, Health Officials Say

Humanosphere: Government ‘indifference’ leads to malaria surge in Venezuela, health officials charge
Humanosphere journalist Lisa Nikolau discusses an increase of malaria cases in Venezuela this year, writing, “The Venezuelan government’s attempts to downplay the country’s most pressing public health issues have likely contributed to this year’s alarming increase in malaria cases. … This year’s surge in Venezuela’s malaria cases has now been a topic of concern among eradication and health professionals worldwide, as the epidemic threatens to spread into neighboring Colombia and Brazil…” (10/18).

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