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How this island in the Philippines is tackling COVID-19

The island has been lagging behind the rest of the Philippines in poverty, human and economic development. Image: REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Ditte Fallesen

Senior Social Development Specialist, World Bank

Paul Adolfo

Social Development Specialist, World Bank

Maria Guadalupe

Short-term consultant, World Bank

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