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'Refeeding syndrome' poses danger for those ending a hunger strike

Pelican Bay State Prison.
Pelican Bay State Prison.
Singeli Agnew/The Center for Investigative Reporting

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The hunger strike has become the biggest protest of its kind in California history. Many strikers have dropped in and out, forgoing just a few meals, and the longer the protest continues, the more people drop out altogether.

But for those hanging in, the risk rises with each passing day. For the California Report, Elaine Korry has the story