In this Sept. 13 file photo, a patient is transported from The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills after a loss of air conditioning due to Hurricane Irma in Hollywood. Elderly patients died after being kept inside the nursing home, which turned into a sweatbox when Hurricane Irma knocked out its air conditioning for three days.
In this Sept. 13 file photo, a patient is transported from The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills after a loss of air conditioning due to Hurricane Irma in Hollywood. Elderly patients died after being kept inside the nursing home, which turned into a sweatbox when Hurricane Irma knocked out its air conditioning for three days. Amy Beth Bennett AP
In this Sept. 13 file photo, a patient is transported from The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills after a loss of air conditioning due to Hurricane Irma in Hollywood. Elderly patients died after being kept inside the nursing home, which turned into a sweatbox when Hurricane Irma knocked out its air conditioning for three days. Amy Beth Bennett AP

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