U.S. Navy hospital ship docks off Colombia to help Venezuelan migrants
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Amid the collapse of Venezuela's healthcare system, many patients have chosen to risk their lives during long journeys to Colombia only to find overcrowded emergency rooms and long waits for appointments without  access to health insurance. 

Not all of the patients with chronic conditions make it in time. Inflation has forced many Venezuelans to delay dental care and routine screenings. Many endure the pain and inflammation that come without getting surgery for cataracts and hernias. 

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