PBS NewsHour

Venezuela's dire humanitarian crisis worsens under COVID-19

Clip: 09/17/2020 | 8m 59s Video has closed captioning.

In Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro has presided over an economic and societal collapse. The country’s health care system was already coming apart even before the coronavirus pandemic struck. Now, COVID-19 patients are filling ICUs that lack supplies, and doctors are dying. But criticism of the government's pandemic response is grounds for arrest. Special correspondent Marcia Biggs reports.

Aired: 09/17/20

Rating: NR

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