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Lockdown in Italy: Testimonies of OFWs

“If Italy and other developed countries could admit that their health care systems could collapse in the advent of disease outbreak, then what more in our own country where health care is inaccessible and highly privatized? Duterte’s assurance is for the police and the military, not for us and our families in the Philippines.”

#OustDuterte | Netizens criticize gov’t ‘incompetence’ in addressing ncoronavirus

“The barrage of online sentiments shows how government inaction over consecutive crises leads to mass unrest and protest.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Many Filipino netizens expressed their outrage against the government’s handling of a major public health problem after the Department of Health has just confirmed that a patient was tested…

Amid confirmed novel coronavirus case, PH gov’t asked to provide assistance to poor communities

“President Duterte must have a sense of emergency on this matter and refrain from his business as usual, nonchalant attitude.” By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA – A day after the Department of Health confirmed the Philippines’ first ever case of novel coronavirus, an urban poor group called on the government to provide due…