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“Worse off than a war zone”: Inside Venezuela’s healthcare crisis

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Drugs shortages, micro-NGOs, and a social media black market

When Claudia Cova’s 13-year-old son was diagnosed with cancer in April, her country’s ailing healthcare system couldn’t provide the drugs her son needed. Instead, she turned to tiny medical foundations that have emerged as a meagre stop-gap in the middle of Venezuela’s economic collapse.

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