Pakistan Suffers Shortage of Medical Aid

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Woman and child seek treatment

A mother and child seek treatment in Islamabad, Pakistan, Oct. 14. Reuters hide caption

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Relief workers attempting to aid survivors of South Asia's earthquake are reporting a shortage of medical care.

Steve Inskeep talks to Cassandra Nelson of Mercy Corps, which has been helping to set up triage clinics in rural areas of Pakistan. Nelson says many people have been stranded in the mountains and unable to reach medical facilities.

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