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Differential and persistent risk of excess mortality from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico: a time-series analysis
Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico on Sept 20, 2017, devastating the island. Controversy surrounded the official death toll, fuelled by estimates of excess mortality from academics and investigative journalists. We analysed all-cause excess mortality following the storm.
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Federal food aid sent to Puerto Rico contained high proportion of chips, candy and other foods high in sugar, salt and unhealthy fats.
- Read the June 8, 2018 Release
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Six months after Hurricanes Irma and Maria health center recovery in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands is uneven.
- Read the April 3, 2018 Release
Community health centers served as essential first responders in the weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the island.
- Read the October 31, 2017 Release