The aftermath of the recent monsoon rains and flooding in Olongapo last September brought about an outbreak in Leptospirosis cases in the city. Government officials and health care providers were overwhelmed with the number of cases which were admitted to the hospitals. James L. Gordon Hospital became the center of attention as about 80% of the affected individuals flocked here. The number of admitted cases swelled to about 500 easily overwhelming the hospital staff and its resources.
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