Department of Health secretary Paulyn Ubial referred to as the attention of the information outlet Rappler for allegedly sharing the improper info about the quantity of deaths in Evacuation Centers in Marawi.
According to the article of Rappler Secretary Ubial stated on June 15 throughout the ASEAN Dengue Forum in Legazpi City that no less than 59 evacuees from Marawi City died of dehydration and different health-related points.
The article additionally stated that the DOH have been capable of monitor solely 20,000 in evacuation facilities, whereas there are 180,000 different displaced residents.
But Ubial launched a press release on Friday and denied that she stated that actual assertion printed by Rappler.
“The information of Rappler of 59 deaths in Evacuation Centers in Marawi is wrong! Totally and intentionally gave wrong numbers! We reviewed video I clearly said no deaths in Evacuation Centers!” Ubial stated in her official assertion.
Ubial stated that no evacuees died resulting from dehydration, like what the article of Rappler said.
She clarified that there are some reported deaths in the hospitals of Marawi City, ‘but the deaths were due to pre-existing health conditions such as cancer’.
Pro-Duterte supporters accused Rappler a number of instances of posting improper statistics particularly the rely of individuals killed below the Duterte administration conflict in opposition to unlawful medication.
Official Facebook web page of DSWD secretary Judy M. Taguiwalo posted the official assertion of DOH sec. Ubial.
Rappler shouldn’t be but responding on the official assertion of the well being secretary.