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Hard Times in Venezuela Breed Malaria as Desperate Flock to Mines

Many turn to panning for black-market gold in the watery pits of mines, where mosquitoes infect them.

Once they return home to recover, the disease spreads…

THE ALBINO MINE, Venezuela — The 12th time Reinaldo Balocha got malaria, he hardly rested at all…

Source: Hard Times in Venezuela Breed Malaria as Desperate Flock to Mines – The New York Times

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