Published January 24, 2020, 11:04 PM
By Vanne Elaine Terrazola
Senator Joel Villanueva has sought a legislative probe into the government’s preparedness on the threat of a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak in the country.
Villanueva in his Senate Resolution No. 291 called for an inquiry to determine the preparedness and capacity of the Philippine government to detect, prevent, minimize, treat, or contain the mysterious virus which originated in Wuhan, China, and has spread to several other countries as far as the United States.
In the measure he filed last Tuesday (Jan. 21), the senator said stricter measures and screenings should immediately be put in place considering the growing number of Chinese tourists and workers coming into the
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