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Venezuelans wait in line for food in northern Brazil in February 2018. The migrants often say the main reasons they've fled are to get food and health care. Andre Coelho/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Collapse Of Health System Sends Venezuelans Fleeing To Brazil For Basic Meds

The once impressive medical system has crumbled dramatically in Venezuela's ongoing crisis. Measles is resurgent; HIV patients aren't getting drugs. Even catheters are in short supply.

I Told Ya Eliot Lipp
Lavender Dreams
Kodokunohatsumei toe
My New Swag (feat. Ty. & Nina Wang) VaVa
Circles Eric Lau

13-year-old Gitanjali Rao with her lead detection device named Tethys. Rao was named America's top young scientist in 2017 and one of Forbes' 30 under 30 in 2019. Michael Elizabeth Sakas/CPR News hide caption

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A 13-Year-Old Science Entrepreneur Wants To Bring Her Water Testing Device To Market

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Ridin Round Kali Uchis
Cloud City Sweater Beats
Wakanda
Mellifluous Oshi
Smooth Sailing Pete Rock
Korea St. Lenox
Can We Go Back DJ Hi-Tek, Ayak et. al.
Endless Chain of Lies Reonda

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Collapse Of Health System Sends Venezuelans Fleeing To Brazil For Basic Meds

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A Softer World Luke Howard
So Many Things To Tell Me (Instrumental) Mark Redito
Sa Mo Jung TOKiMONSTA

Corey Chase, a state telecommunications infrastructure specialist, went on a road trip to ground-truth cell carriers' claims about coverage. John Dillon/VPR hide caption

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One Man's Quest To Prove Vermont Has Terrible Cell Service

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Amsterdam Blues Slim
Sufi La Swet Shop Boys

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