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In Puerto Rico, lives depend on volunteer doctors and diesel generators

Reuters Friday, 6 October 2017 ()
OROCOVIS, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - At a community center in Orocovis, an isolated agricultural town of 23,000 in the mountains of central Puerto Rico, six oxygen-dependent patients drew breath only with the help of the diesel generator powering their equipment.
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Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on September 20th destroying roads, power and communication networks. Over two weeks later and hospitals are still solely relying on Diesel generators and volunteer physicians. Generators are failing at community centers, hospitals, clinics and shelters. Water is still...

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