MA officers travel to help in Puerto Rico

State Police sends troopers to Puerto Rico to help with recovery

State Police sends troopers to Puerto Rico to help with recovery

"The vice president has a deep understanding that although a lot of the efforts are going on, there is still a lot to be done here in Puerto Rico", Rossello said. He has declined to identify those medicines but said Friday that the FDA would disclose any shortages if they occur; drug shortages are routinely listed on the FDA's website.

The FDA is working with drugmakers and device manufacturers, who are trying to restore partial operations with backup generators, according to the statement.

The Caribbean island, which is a United States territory, was battered by Hurricane Maria last month, leaving the entire island without power and mostly without services.

Medicines made in Puerto Rico include AstraZeneca's cholesterol drug Crestor, antibiotics and drugs for inflammation from Pfizer and Roche's Accu-Chek blood sugar test strips for diabetics. They're taking supplies and bringing tools to jump in and help rebuild the island after Hurricane Maria.

She says it was just a few weeks ago her family was stranded in Puerto Rico during Hurricane Maria. Eli Lilly makes the active ingredient for its diabetes medicines on the island.

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Much more help is needed.

"What better way to channel that energy than to do something for Puerto Rico", said Medina.

Scientology Volunteer Ministers from Florida and across the US are arriving on the island to join local Scientologists in helping the island cope and pull through this awful disaster.

"We have 12,300 DoD personnel here in Puerto Rico, more than 600 FEMA and more than 2,000 EMACs from 25 states in Puerto Rico serving through the emergency", he said, adding that the hospital ship USNS Comfort is serving around Puerto Rico with a capacity of about 1,000 patients.

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