COVID-19 may strain Puerto Rico’s Medicaid, nutrition programs

Advocates argue the federal government needs to provide more money to the territory’s key safety-net programs as coronavirus shuts down the island’s businesses.

National Guard personnel on hand to carry out bio-screening on arriving passengers in an effort to detect and isolate the coronavirus, at Luis Muñoz Marín Airport in Carolina, Puerto Rico, on March 17
AP Photo/Carlos Giusti
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