An agreement paves the way for the U.S. to more effectively support interim President Guaidó's efforts to restore democracy and health care in Venezuela.
New U.S. assistance will go toward alleviating the Venezuelan people's humanitarian crisis and to bolster democratic governance in the country.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved only its third anti-TB drug in more than 40 years, offering hope to patients once considered untreatable.
The USNS Comfort left Panama after providing medical, dental, and eye-related treatment and care to 6,691 patients, some of them Venezuelan.
Venezuela's health care infrastructure is collapsing while Maduro and his cronies turn away international assistance.
Maduro and his cronies have blocked international aid from helping the people of Venezuela suffering illness and malnutrition.
The great majority of Venezuelans are unable to afford enough food to live on because of an economy destroyed by the former Maduro regime.
The crisis brought about by the illegitimate Maduro regime is starving innocent Venezuelans and killing children.
The USNS Comfort will stop at 14 ports of call and support local health care systems by providing on-ship and on-shore medical and dental treatment.