PBS NewsHour

Hurricane Maria still taking a toll on Puerto Rican elderly

Clip: 07/11/2018 | 10m 46s

As Puerto Rico enters another hurricane season, the island’s elderly residents find themselves especially vulnerable. A recent study found some 4,600 Puerto Ricans perished in the months following Hurricane Maria--including many who died because of delayed medical care. Special correspondent Sarah Varney reveals just how precarious daily life has become for the island's elderly.

Aired: 07/11/18

Rating: NR

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