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Dengue ward at a hospital in the Philippines

Sick patients fill a dengue ward in a hospital in Laguna province, the Philippines, in August 2019. The country is experiencing a dengue epidemic, with close to 350,000 cases, including around 1,300 deaths, as of early October.

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