Escudero tells Duque: ‘Please just do your job without fooling yourself or us’
MANILA, Philippines — After Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III said that the Philippines has flattened the COVID-19 curve since April, Sorsogon Gov. Francis “Chiz” Escudero on Wednesday advised him to “just do your job as best as you can without fooling yourself or us.”
In a tweet, the former Senator primarily recommended to the DOH chief that, “The first step po in solving a problem is admitting that we have a problem.”
He also reminded Duque that: “Addressing a pandemic is never a propaganda war.”
So, Escudero advised Duque, “Please just do your job as best you can without fooling yourself or us and pray really hard that all our efforts will bear fruit.”
Dear Sec. Duque: The first step po in solving a problem is admitting that we have a problem. Addressing a pendemic is never a propaganda war. Please just do your job as best you can without fooling yourself or us and pray really hard that all our efforts will bear fruit.
The number of people infected with the novel coronavirus or SARS-CoV-2, which causes the respiratory ailment COVID-19, is nevertheless increasing in the country since its first reported case in January.
For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.
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