On Sept 20, Hurricane Maria pulverized Puerto Rico, the worst hit the island had taken since 1928. Access to drinking water has been restored to 45% of Puerto Rico — but more than half of the U.S. territory of 3.4 million is still going without.
Reports of some disease outbreaks have already been published, including false reports of cholera.
What are the infectious disease risks we’ll be seeing in Puerto Rico in the near and the distant future post Hurricane Maria?
Joining me to give us his thoughts is Michael Osterholm PhD, Dr Osterholm is the director of CIDRAP at the University of Minnesota.
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