The healthcare crisis caused by Maduro's regime: Deteriorating conditions at a Venezuelan hospital

Mail Online | 2/6/2019 | Adry Torres For Dailymail.com
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These are just some of the sad images that have been borne out of dire health care system in Venezuelan that has been struggling to fulfill the basic needs of its patients under President Nicolás Maduro's regime.

Inside the emergency wing of the University Hospital of Caracas, patients are spotted lying down on beds in the corridors and chairs spread out in the open.

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A few others find their spots in wheelchairs and hunch over in agony waiting to be tended to.

A team of reporters with Venezuelan media outlet Caraota Digital wandered the hallways of the capital city's largest specialized medical facility less than a month after a power outage there allegedly led to the deaths of three patients.

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The scene highlights just how destabilized and broken down the South American nation's health system has become under Maduro's regime.

Families have forced themselves to choose between opting to stay in their homeland or saving the lives of their loved ones by fleeing Venezuela for better health care options in neighboring countries.

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The inhumane conditions are still unbearable and perhaps won't change in the foreseeable future unless much needed aid arrives soon, according to tired hospital workers.

The lack of working air conditioning system coupled with intolerable humidity proved to be fatal during an electrical outage January 12, claiming the lives of three patients.

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As Caraota Digital's camera secretly continued to roll, friends and family members stood...
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