Venezuela’s Failing Economy Contributing To Increase In Malaria Cases

The Economist: Why malaria is spreading in Venezuela
“…In 2015 the country had 30 percent of all the cases of malaria reported in the Americas — more than Brazil, which has over six times as many people. According to the Venezuelan government 240,000 cases of the disease were reported in 2016, a rise of 76 percent on the previous year. … Venezuela’s recent regress owes much to its ailing economy…” (J.R.A., 10/12).

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