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  • Nanette Salutan holds her baby son Bernard in her arms in front of the altar of a Catholic chapel inside the Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center in Tacloban, Philippines on Saturday Nov. 16, 2013. The chapel is now being used to care for infants after Typhoon Haiyan destroyed the original facility of the hospital. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

Saturday, November 16, 2013 2:17 pm

AP PHOTOS: Chapel acts as hospital for newborns

By The Associated PressAssociated Press

In Tacloban, Philippines, a chapel has become a makeshift neonatal intensive care unit for 24 babies born in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. In a city with no electricity, one set of parents take turns pushing oxygen into the lungs of their days-old baby with a hand-held pump. Others rest on wooden pews near their struggling infants. Associated Press Chief Photographer for Asia David Guttenfelder visited the chapel Saturday.


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