Harvard University released a study that shows a higher death toll in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico was vastly underestimated. The official death toll sits at 64.
Earth/Environment May 30, 2018
One of 10 puppies brought to the country from Puerto Rico after the hurricane tested positive for leptospirosis. What do you need to know about leptospirosis in pets?
Public Health November 17, 2017
Three weeks after Project Loon was deployed, more than 100,000 people in Puerto Rico have been able to connect to the internet. The island is still recovering from Hurricane Maria, but Project Loon is definitely helping.
Google November 10, 2017
Alphabet is partnering up with AT&T and other authorities to bring internet access and cellular connectivity to Puerto Rico, which was hit by Hurricane Maria.
Google October 21, 2017
Google parent Alphabet received approval from the FCC to restore cellular service in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands through Project Loon. The high-flying balloons will allow citizens and local governments to establish contact with the outside world.
Google October 9, 2017
Puerto Rico has a few long months ahead of them, as officials predict the ZIka virus will claim up to 25 percent of the population by the end of the year.
Public Health August 6, 2016
Puerto Rico is faced with Zika virus spread and an ongoing debt crisis. These two problems may take a toll on the country's tourism industry.
Public Health May 22, 2016
The first case of microcephaly in Puerto Rico related to Zika virus has been reported. The U.S. government plans to extend their support to help curb the spread of the mosquito-borne infection.
Public Health May 15, 2016
To maintain safety of the nation's blood supply, the FDA on March 30 approved the use of an experimental test that will screen donated blood for Zika. At the same time, Puerto Rico will now continue to receive blood donations.
Life March 31, 2016
The CDC issued a travel advisory against 14 Caribbean and Latin American countries and territories affected by the Zika virus outbreak. Pregnant women should consider postponing travel to these areas as they and their unborn child are at high risk.
Life January 18, 2016
After Puerto Rico confirmed its first locally-acquired Zika infection, the CDC warned tourists visiting the island and other affected areas about the dangers of the mosquito-borne disease. Read on to learn what you need to know about this infectious disease.
Life January 2, 2016
If a woman in a red dress is the only way to express your online identity, there's good news. Apparently, you can register an emoji as your domain name, and Coca-Cola has already done it.
Internet Culture February 19, 2015
A lawmaker in Puerto Rico has proposed a bill that would penalize parents of obese children in the territory. The fine starts at $500 and could go up to as much as $800.
Life February 13, 2015
The Spiral 2 modular phone prototype for Google's Project Ara will be launched for a market pilot in Puerto Rico. Will the breakthrough concept succeed or fail?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 15, 2015
Puerto Rico population declines between 2010 and 2013. A Pew Research Center report suggests that there are more Puerto Ricans living in the U.S. mainland than the island of Puerto Rico.
Society August 13, 2014
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