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|Above copied from BusinessWorld|
On the dengue vaccine, the former president of the Philippines Aquino made so many claims that actually illustrate how much lacking the Philippines Senate is in intellect. When Aquino falsely stated that the vaccine was approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration, there was no debunking. And when Aquino told that millions of dengue cases were already in the horizon for the Philippines, no one in the Senate tried to quash this grossly unfounded assertion. Ironically, the former president also mentioned in the same statement the importance of not sowing fear in the public.
|Above copied from the World Health Organization|
Epidemiology is a serious discipline and Aquino is definitely not qualified to project the extent of an outbreak. For the first three months of this year, the number of reported dengue cases for the entire world is about 50,000.
What is lacking in the Senate, fortunately, is present in some citizens of the Philippines. Here is one, a former health official, Dr. Susan Mercado: