• Melo Acuna

Palace to consider doctors' advice

President Duterte ordered IATF-EID to look into doctors’ recommendations

MANILA – Presidential Spokesperson Secretary Harry Roque said President Rodrigo Duterte heard the concerns raised by the medical community that he directed the Inter-Agency Task Force for Emerging Infections Diseases to “act on these concerns immediately.”

“The Palace considers our skilled, tireless and dedicated healthcare workers as important front liners in the battle against COVID-19. We are grateful for their immense contributions to heal our people and our nation during these difficult times,” Secretary Roque said in a statement released this afternoon.

He added the medical professionals’ voices have been heard.

“We cannot afford to let down our modern heroes. This is our commitment,” the statement further revealed. (Melo M. Acuña)

Presidential Spokesperson Secretary Harry Roque. (File Photo/Melo M. Acuna)

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