As the economic situation deteriorated, the mass migration of Venezuelans to neighboring countries increased. Coupled with astringent malnutrition, some of his adult male patients have dwindled down to 77 pounds, he said. Children are dying of malaria and hepatitis.
Therefore, we have a lot of malnourished children and the situation is then even more complicated. A market for local remedies to venereal diseased developed, but the rate of STIs continued to increase. Sentences increase to up to six years if the crime is recurrently committed.
As the economic situation deteriorated, the mass migration of Venezuelans to neighboring countries increased. The catastrophic flood of December also led to high levels of unemployment, particularly for women, in Venezuela. Suicide rates too have skyrocketed, even among children.
Some upper-class sex workers had access to private doctors for regular exams. This is a common practice in Latin American and Caribbean countries. Some venture out to scavenge for food, but streets are often ghostly — forsaken and upended, with families in fear of falling victim to crime and violence should they step out into the streets.
Women are trying to support other women by donating breast milk to malnourished babies, others have attempted to sell it as a means of feeding their own families. The first generation to do this came to Italy in the s. By , the government estimated that 64 percent of hospital patients had syphilis , and 37 percent of patients had other venereal diseases such as chancroid chancre blando.