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Intensive care ward for children. Nurse walking past children in an intensive care unit. There is a plastic bubble over the head of the child at far right. Such bubbles are used to protect those with a weakened, or non-existent, immune system, from airborne microbes that could kill them. This is the intensive care ward of the Children's Health Centre of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences. Photographed in 2005, in Moscow, Russia.
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