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Tens of Thousands Evacuated as Typhoon Vongfong Hammers the Philippines

HeadlineMay 15, 2020

In the Philippines, tens of thousands of people are being evacuated to shelters as Typhoon Vongfong continues to ravage the island nation. Evacuees are staying in overcrowded shelters as local officials urge people to maintain social distancing, and warn evacuation centers could become coronavirus hot spots.

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