10 months DOH asks for a stop to ‘baseless allegations’ MB
By Analou De Vera The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday called on those with “negative intentions to stop propagating baseless allegations” against the department. Department of Health Secretary Francisco T. Duque III (CZAR DANCEL / MANILA BULLETIN) The DOH made the pronouncement following the allegations of Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) chief Atty. Persida Acosta. To note, Acosta claimed that the DOH paid four families of those vaccinated with Dengvaxia vaccine with P50,000 each, in exchange of dropping off the charges against government officials linked in the Dengvaxia controversy. “This is malicious, baseless, and a complete lie. Baseless statements like ... more