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Hurricane Maria / Puerto Rico / Medical Needs #1116413

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The grim situation in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, how the Jones Act is hampering the flow of supplies to disaster areas & what President Trump is saying about shipping companies introduced. [TRUMP - says a lot of people in the shipping industry do not want the Jones Act lifted.]

(San Juan, Puerto Rico: Sanjay Gupta) The desperate situation for the struggling hospitals & clinics in Puerto Rico examined; scenes shown from a hospital that is running out of fuel to provide services. [Loiza Healthcare Center Dr. Maria RODRIGUEZ†- says we are trying to provide services to the people.] [San Jorge Children's Hospital dir. Domingo CRUZ VIVALDI†- outlines the patient care problem: evacuate or get power for generators; explains he had to bury his mother.] The situation in San Juan where tents are being set up to care for the people, what happens to clinics that need fuel & are inaccessible discussed.

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Gupta, Sanjay
Duration:
00:06:30

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