FDA: 50 medical devices at risk of shortages after Hurricane Maria

Maria Sharapova will travel will fellow professional Monica Puig to Puerto Rico next week

About a dozen students are currently enrolled in the program, and more and more students are showing interest. On Thursday, October 12 musicians, business owners, and community members came together at SingleCut Beersmiths to raise more than $4,000 for the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Begneaud has not only been on the scene there, he also covered hurricanes Harvey in Texas, Irma in the Caribbean and Florida and Jose. He relies on an oxygen tank and suffers from spina bifida, as well as a host of other health issues, making it increasingly difficult to care for Macho without electricity or even clean water back on the island commonwealth.

The departure, initially scheduled for late morning, was moved to the early afternoon, the National Guard said. And during one stretch in the 1950s, Arkansas shed a whopping 11 percent of its people.

As emergency officials appeal to islanders not to drink water that may be contaminated, CNN said 35% of households still did not have access to safe drinking water.

And they've cheered smaller actions, such as when volunteers on the ground rigged a rope-and-pulley system to ferry necessary aid to residents of a small town cut from travel by washed-away bridges. We need a president willing to give this crisis the attention it deserves. The damage to the island has been staggering with power outages expected to continue for six months or longer.

When they do go back to school, many kids will be dealing with the stress of having lost their homes and all their belongings in the floods that hit vast sections of the island. The theme of the campaign, "Puerto Rico - We are with you, all the way", says a lot.

In desperation, Puerto Ricans are bathing and washing their clothes in rivers that have raw sewage pouring into them, the Associated Press reported, exposing them to bacteria like Leptospira, which causes leptospirosis.

In absence of executive leadership, we in Congress must find other ways to help Puerto Rico move forward. How is this possible and what will it take to prevent a crisis like this from occurring again?

It is a huge job for a young company, formed in 2015.

"With Puerto Rico, he didn't even try", Mark-Viverito said. He's also added Vietnam to the list of places where he regularly brings water filters.

The 20th September 2017 is a day people in and around Puerto Rico and probably the rest of the world would wish never happened.

Leo Aldridge, a lawyer with offices in San Juan and New York, described the post-Maria migration from the island as the "Jet Blue revolution".

When the sun rose the morning after Sean Kappauf arrived in Puerto Rico, he noticed the trees.

The category four hurricane sustained wind speeds of up to 155mph, just 2mph short of a category five status.

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