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Health services in Chile and Peru on alert following earthquake

2 April 2014, Santiago, Chile – Chile and Peru’s health services are on alert following the 8.2-magnitude earthquake that struck both countries on 1st of April 2014. The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is in contact with health officials from both countries to provide any health cooperation that may be needed.

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