Puerto Rico’s Health System Works To Meet Basic Needs After Hurricane Maria Heavily Damages Island’s Power, Water Infrastructure

The Lancet: Puerto Rico’s health system after Hurricane Maria
“A fortnight after Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico, the island’s shattered health system struggled to meet even basic needs, and girded itself for a lengthy recovery…” (Alcorn, 10/7).

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