Sick Venezuelan migrants, Colombians get surgery aboard US ship

Colombian and Venezuelan patients are seen after their surgery at the US Navy hospital ship the USNS Comfort, off the coast of Riohacha, Colombia November 27, 2018. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

ABOARD THE USNS COMFORT (Reuters) – Three-year-old Emily is curled in the corner of a bunk bed, under anesthesia. Her Venezuelan mother watches over her, swaying as the hospital ship pitches back and forth off the coast of northern Colombia. Emily is one of thousands of patients receiving care during the Comfort’s stop near the […]

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