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Researchers Are Surprised By The Magnitude Of Venezuela’s Health Crisis

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Original Source: NPR – Full text link

April 05th, 2019 – 1:34 PM ET
Melody Schreiber
Freelance journalist in Washington, D.C.
 
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Venezuela is in the midst of “a major, major emergency” when it comes to health.

That’s the view of Dr. Paul Spiegel, who edited and reviewed a new report from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the international group Human Rights Watch. Released this week, the study outlines the enormity of the health crisis in Venezuela and calls for international action.

The health crisis […]

Venezuela economic, political and humanitarian crisis

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Original Source: Outbreak News This Week Radio Show – Full text link

March 25th, 2019
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In February, I had Dr Alberto Paniz-Mondolfi with the Venezuelan Science Incubator join me on the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show for the whole hour to talk about the infectious disease crisis in the country (see link below).
He agreed to come back and do this show to discuss the political, humanitarian and economic crisis happening in Venezuela.
Joining me, boots on the ground from northwestern Venezuela, to talk Venezuelan history; food, water and electricity […]

Newsy: The Humanitarian crisis in venezuela

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Original Source: Newsy – Full text link

February 22nd, 2019 07.00 GMT
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Author: Jay Strubberg (Newsy).

 

Dr. Paniz-Mondolfi is fighting the spread of diseases in crisis-ridden Venezuela. He says the malaria problem goes beyond the country’s borders.

Video avaible in: https://twitter.com/jaystrubberg/status/1099033834509819904

Venezuela epidemics: From measles to malaria.

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Original Source: Outbreak News – Full text link

February 15th , 2019
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Venezuela epidemics: From measles to malaria with Dr. Alberto Paniz-Mondolfi

Venezuela’s tumbling economy and authoritarian rule have precipitated an unprecedented humanitarian crisis.

The country is now experiencing a more than 1 million percent inflation, healthcare is in crisis with the exodus of biomedical scientists and qualified healthcare professionals.
More than 280,000 children are at risk for death from severe malnutrition and according to the last official nationwide epidemiologic bulletin, published in 2016, infant and maternal mortality had […]

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