The Latest: UN decries lack of health care in Syria’s Aleppo

September 30, 2016 9:33 AM

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The Latest: UN decries lack of health care in Syria’s Aleppo

The U.N. health agency is decrying an “unfathomable” situation for medical care in rebel-held parts of Syria’s largest city, pleading for a halt to the violence that has prevented aid and support from entering.

Dr. Rick Brennan, emergency risk director for the World Health Organization, says the security situation is too dangerous for outside medical personnel to enter rebel-held eastern Aleppo.

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