Doctor Says Syrian Town Is Starving For Food, Medical Care

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During this interview, Dr. Ammar Ghanem misspoke twice. He saw photos of starving children in the besieged town of Madaya, Syria, in January of this year, not January of last year as he said to NPR. He also miscalculated the cost of wood in U.S. dollars. After the interview was broadcast, he recalculated and determined that a day's supply of wood in Madaya would cost about $6, not $60.