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Venezuela Conducts ‘Tens’ of Virus Tests and Bans Europe Flights

  • Doctors fear pandemic will overwhelm wrecked hospitals
  • Many Venezuelan doctors now staff ambulances in Colombia
Venezuela's Medical Professionals Protest Against Lack Of Medicine, Supplies And Conditions Inside The Country's Hospitals
Photographer: Carlos Becerra/Bloomberg
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Venezuela is suspending flights from Europe and Colombia to slow the pandemic that threatens to overwhelm its crumbling health system.

Authorities have administered “tens” of tests for the new coronavirus, all of which were negative, President Nicolas Maduro said.