Why the Death Toll in Puerto Rico Is Rising

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Freelance journalist Mattathias Schwartz discusses his recent cover story for New York Magazine, "Maria's Bodies." The article is also available in Spanish. The piece focuses on the rising death toll in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. His story looks at how with the number of hurricane-related deaths continuing to rise, Maria has the potential to surpass Katrina and become to most deadly natural disaster in recent U.S. history.

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