Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccine-preventable diseases surge in crisis-hit Venezuela

Vaccine-preventable diseases have not just returned, but surged in crisis hit Venezuela, according to new research presented at this year's European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) in Amsterdam, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Measles cases surge amid Venezuela's crisis

Venezuela, devastated by economic and political crises, accounted for 85 percent of cases of measles reported across Latin America and the Caribbean over the past year, the Pan-American Health Organization reports.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Polio makes comeback in Venezuela after decades

Polio has been reported in Venezuela, a crisis-wracked country where the disease had been eradicated decades ago, the Pan-American Health Organization reports.

Health

Groups quietly bypass Venezuela's ban on humanitarian aid

In a stuffy, second-floor store room, a volunteer sorts through boxes of imported medicines and arranges them one by one on metallic shelves in alphabetical order. There's Euthyrox for thyroid problems, Clexane to stop blood ...

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