Fear After Maria As Dialysis Patients Puerto Rico In ‘desperate Need’ Of Help
Fear after Maria as dialysis patients Puerto Rico in ‘desperate need’ of help
Residents evacuate after the passing of Hurricane Maria, in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico, Friday, September 22, 2017. Because of the heavy rains brought by Maria, thousands of people were evacuated from Toa Baja after the municipal government opened the gates of the Rio La Plata Dam. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
WASHINGTON (ABC7) —
More than a week after Hurricane Maria pummeled through Puerto Rico, major issues still plague the area.
“If these dialysis patients go another few days, a week, without treatment the sad news is they likely will die,” said Mike Spigler, with the American Kidney Fund.
Spigler is Vice President of …