Worst COVID-19 Surge in Southeast Asia Hammers Philippine Hospitals

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Workers wearing a hazmat suits disinfect a slum community along a railway as preventive measure against COVID-19 on March 26, 2021 in Manila, Philippines. Curfews and stricter lockdowns are being implemented in several areas across the Philippines as the country experiences its worst surge in cases since the lockdown began more than a year ago. The country has reported more than 693,000 cases of COVID-19 so far, with at least 13,095 deaths. (Photo: Ezra Acayan/Getty Images) By Cecilia Yap and Andreo Calonzo As hospitals in the Philippine capital reach capacity from a new surge of coronavirus cases, increasingly desperate Filipinos...