Mortality in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

@article{Kishore2018MortalityIP,
  title={Mortality in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria},
  author={N. Kishore and D. Marqu{\'e}s and A. Mahmud and M. Kiang and I. Rodriguez and A. Fuller and Peggy Ebner and C. Sorensen and Fabio Racy and J. Lemery and Leslie Maas and J. Leaning and R. A. Irizarry and S. Balsari and C. Buckee},
  journal={The New England Journal of Medicine},
  year={2018},
  volume={379},
  pages={162–170}
}
  • N. Kishore, D. Marqués, +12 authors C. Buckee
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • The New England Journal of Medicine
  • BACKGROUND Quantifying the effect of natural disasters on society is critical for recovery of public health services and infrastructure. The death toll can be difficult to assess in the aftermath of a major disaster. In September 2017, Hurricane Maria caused massive infrastructural damage to Puerto Rico, but its effect on mortality remains contentious. The official death count is 64. METHODS Using a representative, stratified sample, we surveyed 3299 randomly chosen households across Puerto… CONTINUE READING
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