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Diphtheria outbreak in Venezuela; CIA “germ warfare” claims the Chavista government

Saturday, October 22nd 2016 - 09:20 UTC
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Diphtheria, an extremely contagious disease that has been mostly eradicated worldwide through vaccination, has reappeared in Venezuela and so far has killed four children with another twenty cases reported in just one month. The reappearance of diphtheria, a disease not seen in Venezuela in more than 20 years, is yet the worst symptom of the country's collapsed health system. Read full article

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  • Clyde15

    Diosdado Cabello, a prominent Chavista, said Venezuela is the target of a “germ warfare orchestrated by the CIA labs.”

    I think that says it all about this basket case of a country !

    Oct 22nd, 2016 - 09:40 am - Link - Report abuse +5
  • Mendoza Canadian

    Was beginning to wonder what had happened to news of Venezuela. Wondered if maybe this news org had been bought out by the propagandist TeleSurTV. There are so many things happening right this minute in Vzla that the world should be made aware of. The elimination of any and all opposition is almost complete with Maduro consolidating power in the executive office of the president, such as last weeks “approval” of the the 2017 budget, and now cancelling the revocation process. Jorge Rodriguez said on TV yesterday that the revocation process had died at birth. What a disgusting group of commies. http://edition.cnn.com/2016/10/21/americas/venezuela-recall-halted/index.html

    Oct 22nd, 2016 - 11:27 am - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Briton

    Nutty as a fruitcake.

    Oct 22nd, 2016 - 07:02 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Skip

    We are all Chavez..... all those little Stevies dying.

    Oct 22nd, 2016 - 07:24 pm - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Don Alberto

    Given that the Maduro presidency has an approval rate of only 20 percent, it seems more likely that Venezuela is the target of a “germ warfare orchestrated by the Chavistas” to get rid of the 80 percent in the opposition.

    Oct 23rd, 2016 - 03:50 am - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Heisenbergcontext

    Chavez and his hand-picked successor' s legacy - the inevitable result of a regime inspired by resentment and ideology. As resources dwindle Venezuela's future evokes Thomas Hobbes: “brutishness and misery”.

    Oct 23rd, 2016 - 09:41 am - Link - Report abuse -3
  • Pugol-H

    ”You cannot report anything (about diphtheria) because it goes against the [Bolivarian] revolution”.

    Just die quietly then is it?

    Oct 23rd, 2016 - 01:04 pm - Link - Report abuse +3

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