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DoH ‘mafia’ bared

A former Department of Health executive yesterday called on President Duterte to dismantle a “Mafia-like” group in the Department of Health whose influence could have extended to the halls of Congress.

THERE is a legal and a medical side to the dengue vaccine controversy, both of which will have to be resolved in time.

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Error in judgment

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IN this season of giving, I am all for giving former President Benigno S. Aquino III the benefit of the doubt. Not to absolve him, not to whitewash his sins if any, but to consider that he made an error in judgment in hastily greenlighting a massive vaccination drive at the height of the dengue outbreak.

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Senate panel  to hold separate Dengvaxia quiz

Despite saying that he did it in good faith, former President Benigno S. Aquino III is still not yet off the hook and may still be held liable for technical malversation for approving the P3.5-billion dengue vaccine deal, Sen. Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito said yesterday.

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THE new presidential spokesman Harry Roque cleared the air on the matter of “extra-judicial killings” (EJK) when he acknowledged in a radio interview last Sunday that there may have been EJKs and human rights violations in the country. But there has to be proof in each case, he said.

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Secretary of Justice Vitaliano Aguirre II called a meeting of the Inter-Agency Committee on EJKs (Extra-Judicial Killings) last October 25 in the wake of concerns aired by some countries and the United Nations Human Rights Council, (UNHRC) over thousands of killings linked to the ongoing campaign against drugs.

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