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The analysis by Santos and Jeffrey Howard, a demographer and epidemiologist at the US Department of Defense, found an estimated more people died in Puerto Rico in Septemberthe month of Hurricane Maria, than died during Septembers on the island. Alexis Santos, a Pennsylvania State University demographer who conducted a statistical assessment of reported deaths on the island, said Pesquera's involvement "could put into question the transparency of the process.
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Lawrence County child abuse suspect whose son died denied bond reduction. An executive order ed by Gov. Ricardo Rossell- on Thursday directed the island's public safety secretary, H-ctor M. Pesquera, to head the day review of the death toll since the September storm.
Puerto Rico's review of hurricane deaths raises new questions.
Limestone County Sheriff: Work-release inmate escapes on stolen motorcycle; search underway. Posted: Jan 7, AM. H-ctor Pesquera, the island's public safety secretary, will lead the death toll review Mounting evidence suggests Puerto Rico has vastly undercounted storm-related deaths. A newly-ordered government review of the deaths in Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria is already coming under fire bec A newly-ordered government review of the deaths in Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria is already coming under fire because the man leading it has staunchly defended an official tally widely believed to be low.
As part of that investigation, funeral home directors said they saw deaths in the month after the hurricane -- September 20 to October 19 -- that they claim are related to the storm and its aftermath. The estimate was not an ing of individual hurricane deaths, Howard said, but instead a statistical look at how many people died the month of the hurricane versus the that normally would be expected to die in that month. In addition, Santos said Rossell-'s executive order does not "give people a retroactive right for purposes of insurance or any rights they may have if the death is determined to be associated with Hurricane Maria.
It's unclear when the extra deaths occurred that month.
Hurricane Maria hit on September Still, the demographers' estimate seemed to be substantiated by the CNN survey of funeral homes in Puerto Rico. No one will believe the outcome, no matter what it is.
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The secretary, who has overseen the official count, has defended it based on the information received to date -- despite mounting evidence that Puerto Rico has vastly undercounted storm-related deaths. The review comes after investigations by CNN and other news outlets as well as analysis by academics have called into question the official death toll.
The government maintains 64 people died as a result of the hurricane, which slammed into the Caribbean island, tearing roofs from homes and cutting power and water service for millions of people. Rossell-'s statement said Pesquera will work "in coordination with the Demographic Registry and the Bureau of Forensic Sciences" in reviewing the deaths.