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Puerto Rico Health Officials Worry About Contaminated Water Effects

NPR Monday, 16 October 2017
It's been nearly a month since Hurricane Maria ripped across Puerto Rico. Nearly a third of the island still lacks potable water which is raising health concerns.
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Puerto Rico is facing serious damage from Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello told CNN that drinking water supplies have been restored to roughly 60 percent of the island but that some areas in the North remain at only 20 percent. But the governor also said he had heard complaints...

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