Public hospitals in Venezuela face critical shortages

While Venezuela's economy continues to edge closer to collapse, there are extensive shortages of food, basic raw materials and supplies. Factories are shutting down, and there is not enough electricity in the country. Shortages of medications, intravenous fluids and life saving equipment are now hitting the public hospitals.

Advice For Travellers

Persons with preexisting medical conditions and who might require emergency care should reconsider travelling to Venezuela at this time.

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