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Philippines: Bringing the health response into focus

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Fifteen medical teams received rapid vaccination training. Their first stop was Tacloban, pictured here, followed by Ormoc and then Bohol, the latter of which is also struggling to recover from a powerful earthquake that struck in October. As young children are most at risk of contracting and spreading diseases like measles, the initial phase of the campaign is targeting thousands of children 6 months to 5 years old.

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