MANILA, Philippines—Sen. Leila De Lima minced no words in criticizing newly discovered underground hospitals and pharmacies catering to only Chinese patients that had been operating in the Philippines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a dispatch from Camp Crame Saturday, the detained lawmaker wondered how these facilities have operated without the government ever knowing.
“How many of these underground hospitals and pharmacies catering only to Chinese nationals — possibly for COVID-infected POGO workers as was the case in Paraaque — are operating right under government’s very nose?” said De Lima.
A couple of facilities were discovered in Paraaque, which were for COVID-infected w…
Keep on reading: De Lima slams Chinese-only COVID-19 treatment facilities