Mines, mosquitoes and malaria
It was once almost eradicated in Venezuela, but now malaria is back in the country with a vengeance.
Last year saw the worst epidemic for over 50 years, with 75,000 people infected - and 60% of those cases are in just one tiny region, where illegal mining is booming.
This creates ideal conditions for the malaria mosquito, as Daniel Pardo reports.
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23 Aug 2014
- From the section Health