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Aurelia left for work at 5:00AM, when the streets of Tegucigalpa were still deserted. As she walked, a white sedan with tinted windows drew up at the curb. A window lowered, and Aurelia found herself facing a man with a gun. “He told me to climb in,” says 35-year-old Aurelia. “I tried to keep walking, but the car kept on following me. He said, ‘Climb in or we shoot you.’ One of the men got in the back and I was made to sit in the front. They taped my hands and my mouth and told me not to scream or else they would kill me. So I stayed very quiet so they wouldn’t kill me..."

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With an epidemic spreading through San Pedro Sula, teams have diagnosed three times as many cases as there were last year.

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In Tegucigalpa, MSF is providing medical assistance to vulnerable people facing extreme violence and a lack of access to health care.

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Following torrential rains in Guatemala and Honduras, MSF has been providing relief items and medical consultations to displaced people.

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"Dengue needs to be fought on a daily basis—we must never lower our guard."

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MSF is responding to an alarming increase in cases of dengue fever in Honduras.

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The MSF team in Honduras is preparing to provide support to local health structures should they be overwhelmed by an influx of wounded in the coming days.

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