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× DOH justifies COVID-19 testing of asymptomatic gov’t officials

MANILA, Philippines --- The testing of government officials for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) most of whom showed no symptoms, is "justifiable", the Department of Health (DOH) said Monday, citing the need to "preserve" certain high-ranking officials.


Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire issued the statement as the DOH drew flak for supposedly prioritizing the testing of some government…

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