This is Althea Mustacisa, born three days ago in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. Unable to breathe on her own, her young parents and medics have been hand pumping oxygen into lungs non-stop and round the clock since she was born. The bottom floor of the two-story government-run Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center was flooded, and the intensive care unit for newborns was destroyed. along with life-saving equipment like its incubator.
Doctors and staff have taken 20 babies from the unit to a small chapel for safety, placing some of them on the tiny church alter.
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