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Desperate Puerto Ricans are drinking water from a hazardous-waste site.

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:00
In Puerto Rico, water is being pumped to people by water authorities from a federally designated hazardous-waste site.

What we get wrong about Lyme disease.

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 10:00
The stories we tell about the epidemic get things backward.

Desperation grows in Puerto Rico’s poor communities without water or power.

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:00
The health crisis is intensifying two weeks after Hurricane Maria, and government aid is slow. 'We could see significant epidemics,' a health expert warned.

One more thing for Puerto Rico to worry about: Disease-ridden mosquitoes.

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 10:00
Experts say the combination of natural disasters and persistent socioeconomic inequality creates an environment where mosquito-borne diseases — such as dengue, chikungunya and Zika — can spread.