This Week on Americas Now: Critical condition

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Featured Video Play Icon Homes in the Juana Matos community are surrounded by flood waters in Catano, Puerto Rico, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017(AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)

Hurricane Maria has decimated Puerto Rico. But even before the disaster an economic crisis had residents facing a healthcare emergency.

Doctors are leaving in droves and patients may lose their medications.

CGTN reports on the causes of the crisis.

This week on a Special Edition of “Americas Now.” Sunday at 6 p.m. EST or 6 a.m. Beijing time on CGTN America. You can also watch via your web-connected device at: america.cgtn.com/livestream/