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PAO Chief Acosta: Bakit ako sinisisi sa Dengue outbreak? Ako ba ang lamok?

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Aug. 20, 19 | 3:12 pm

Chief Public Attorney Persida Acosta cried foul over accusations that she is the one to be blamed on the current dengue epidemic in the country.

Acosta along with PAO Forensic Expert Erwin Erfe rallied behind parents who alllegedly lost their children due to the controversial dengue vaccine – Dengvaxia.

The cases and series of investigations on the vaccine prompted the government to stop the dengue vaccine roll out.

“Bakit ako sinisisi nila sa dengue outbreak? Ako ba ‘yung lamok? Ako ba ‘yung virus,” Acosta said.

The lawyer has been the subject of criticism for meddling in a medical issue.

“Nagdadadiagnose raw ako, hindi ko sinabi kailanman na Doctor of Medicine ako. Sinasabi ko lang ang diagnosis/findings ng autopsy ng mga doktor,” she added.

The Health Department has declared a National Dengue Epidemic to intensify its actions against the disease.

Records show that dengue cases in the Philippines are reaching almost 200,000 reported cases.

The dengue epidemic also killed close to 800 individuals.

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Gang jailed, to be deported for stealing from vehicles in Dubai

Gang jailed, to be deported for stealing from vehicles in Dubai

An African gang of three brothers were sentenced to six-month imprisonment followed by deportation after a Dubai Court found them guilty of theft. READ ALSO: Valet driver charged for stealing from workmate’s car in Dubai They were caught by Dubai Police while robbing...

Woman nabbed for torturing her child in Abu Dhabi

Woman nabbed for torturing her child in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Police arrested a woman for filming her assault to her child. The beating stemmed from a dispute between the parents of the kid. In a statement Abu Dhabi Police said the woman was arrested after videos of it spread on social media. The viral videos received...

Construction of Bulacan Airport to start this year- DOTR

Construction of Bulacan Airport to start this year- DOTR

The construction of the Php734-billion Bulacan Airport will push through this year, an official from the Department of Transportation (DOTr) said. Transportation Assistant Secretary Giovanni Lopez said Transport Secretary Art Tugade gave San Miguel president Ramon Ang...

Dubai cleaner steals 86 luxury watches, sells them after

Dubai cleaner steals 86 luxury watches, sells them after

The Dubai Court of First Instance is hearing the case of a cleaner who allegedly stole 86 luxury watches worth Dh8.3 million. In a report on the Khaleej Times, the Indian cleaner was accused of stealing watches from the jewelry shop he was working with. Two Pakistani...

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