Climate change: Puerto Rico could happen here

Climate change: Puerto Rico could happen here

Puerto Rico's more than three million residents are United States citizens, with no obstacles to living and working on the mainland.

To mitigate the saline shortages, many hospitals are switching patients from intravenous drugs to the same medication in pill form.

The shortage is a nationwide issue and concern of hospitals, especially since it is flu season. Bernie Sanders. They said that the crises facing Puerto Rico that has become a life and death one following Maria actually pre-dates the hurricane itself.

"Over two-thirds of the population of Puerto Rico was at potential risk of exposure to bacterial contamination in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, according to government test results obtained by NRDC", the report said.

Patel said a team at Duke met to discuss the shortage.and to devise a solution.

As families continue arriving from hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, advocates are calling for more help meeting the needs of thousands of displaced people who have found shelter in Connecticut's biggest cities.

Thompson said Freeman does the same and, like other hospitals across the country, has been more careful to use IV fluids only when necessary.

But finding those other suppliers could become more hard.

Both Mercy Health and Akron Children's Hospital said they have a shortage of IV products produced by Baxter International Inc., a global health care product company, whose manufacturing plants lost power in the Caribbean island. Members of the New York Mets baseball organization, whose spring training facilities are housed in Port St. Lucie, chose to coordinate the caring energy of their Northeast fans by hosting a hurricane relief collection drive at one of their fall season ball games to help with the fix and rebuilding of lives affected by Hurricane Irma. "People are doing things to preserve their supply". In December, the Globe reported the number of flu cases has quadrupled from previous year, and the Joplin area's total doubled.

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