When Disaster Strikes

The Aftermath of Dorian and the Resulting Health Hazards

Clip: Episode 3 | 2m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Duane Sands, the Bahamian Minister for Health, explains how the hurricane could produce health hazards long after it's passed. Its floodwater provides breeding grounds for mosquitoes carrying deadly diseases. Sam McKeever, an expert from the Pan American Health Organization, and her team check their traps every day to judge the potential for an outbreak of dengue, malaria and other diseases.

Aired: 01/20/21

Rating: NR

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