Health Care: Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands Six Months After the Storms (Video)

In this video, residents of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands describe progress but also a long, slow road to recovery of the U.S. territories’ health care systems, economies and infrastructure six months after hurricanes Irma and Maria. Residents and officials spoke of  enduring mental health troubles, continued power outages and reduced tourism and other business activity and employment, as well as shortages of physicians and nurses. At the same time, officials say new Medicaid money recently approved by Congress will be helpful to recovery efforts.

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