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Duterte defends Duque over pricey PPEs

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Posted at May 26 2020 08:21 AM | Updated as of May 26 2020 08:22 AM

Duterte defends Duque over pricey PPEs

President Rodrigo Duterte speaks with Health Secretary Francisco Duque III as Sen. Bong Go listens, during a meeting with members of the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) at the Malago Clubhouse in Malacañang on Monday evening. Duterte defended DOH and took full responsibility over the procurement of allegedly overpriced personal protective equipment and testing machines being used in the country’s COVID-19 response.