Venezuela’s organ transplant crisis has been deepening for years.
Even before the coronavirus pandemic, the wait list for transplant patients meant an agonizing daily reality for thousands of patients.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage Latin America, Venezuela’s healthcare system remains severely broken.
And the plight of Venezuela’s transplant patients grows acutely painful by the day. Many have been waiting for a transplant since 2017.
CGTN’s Mary Triny Mena reports from Caracas.