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Ill and desperate, Venezuela's sick turn to alternative medicine

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Frustrated by Venezuela's drug shortages, crumbling hospitals and out-of-control inflation, more and more people are turning to alternative medicine to treat common ailments.

Added on the 09/10/2019 19:12:57 - Copyright : AFP EN

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