The Yanomami’s vulnerability to measles, malaria, malnutrition, and mercury pollution is both an environmental disaster and an ethnocide in progress. | VOL 365 | ISSUE 6455 | Doi:10.1126/science.aay6003
The Yanomami’s vulnerability to measles, malaria, malnutrition, and mercury pollution is both an environmental disaster and an ethnocide in progress |VOL 365 ISSUE 6455 |Doi:10.1126/science.aay6003|
Measles vaccination coverage in accessible areas of the Venezuelan Amazon region has progressively decreased since 2010 in all municipalities, barely attaining 40% in the Upper Orinoco. | Doi:10.1126/science.aay6003
Venezuela's upheaval (from the Chavez-Maduro regime) threatens Yanomami, hunter-horticulturalist people of the Amazon (known to many through ethnographic research).
NEW : We ( others) write about the decimation of #Yanomami indigenous people resulting from #Venezuela's political collapse + the 4 M's: #Measles #Malaria #Malnutrition #Mercury/environmental contamination
NEW in , we others write about the potential extinction of 's Yanomami indigenous people from the collapse of that nation + the "4Ms" #measles #malaria #malnutrition #mercury