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Venezuelan medical collapse: 1 in 3 people admitted to hospital die from medicine shortages

Venezuela's experiment in socialism continues to wreak havoc on the country's economy and its people, to the point now where one-third of those admitted to hospitals – even for minor scrapes – die from shortages of key medicines.

The Associated Press reported recently that if the South American nation – once the hemisphere's richest and most successful – has collapsed into such an economic basket case that it is now difficult enough for even the healthy to get by. The sick and injured often have nothing to look forward to except death.