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SOURCE: Press and Public Affairs Bureau



22 May 2020 10:35:53 PM

The House Committee on Health chaired by Rep. Angelina “Helen” Tan (4th District, Quezon) held an online meeting on Thursday with officials of different government agencies to discuss the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. Among the resource persons were Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III, Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) President Ricardo Morales, Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Undersecretary Ricojudge Echeverri, DOH Chief Epidemiologist Dr. John Wong, and University of Santo Tomas Hospital Chief of the Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Dr. Benjamin Co. Wong said that as long as people practice health and safety measure and can maintain them, “we can postpone or delay another wave.”