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Venezuela faces dwindling resources, failing hospitals

 


BARCELONA, Venezuela – By morning, three newborns were already dead.

The day had begun with the usual hazards: chronic shortages of antibiotics, intravenous solutions, even food. Then a blackout swept over the city, shutting down the respirators in the maternity ward.

Doctors kept ailing infants alive by pumping air into their lungs by hand for hours. By nightfall, another four newborns had died.

http://www.startribune.com/dwindling-resources-failing-hospitals/379592381/

 

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