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Rescuers in Another Time

by Mary Schaeffer Conroy, Valentina Fedorovna Sosonkinavia Hoover Digest
Tuesday, August 4, 2020

A hundred years ago, American doctors came to the aid of Belarus, a struggling Soviet republic where displaced people were falling prey to disease. In an eerily familiar story, overwhelmed hospitals and shortages of medical supplies prolonged the suffering. So did revolution and war.