Political rallies pwedeng magpalobo ng kaso ng COVID

Political rallies pwedeng magpalobo ng kaso ng COVID

December 13, 2021 @ 2:37 PM 10 months ago


Manila, Philippines – Iginiit ng isang health advocate na maaaring maging ‘superspreader event’ ang political rallies sa bansa.

Sa isang panayam kay Dr. Anthony “Tony” Leachon, dating National Task Force (NTF) special adviser. said that political rallies, such as motorcades and caravans, may trigger the spike of infections in the Philippines, citing the “superspreader events” in India.

“Ang cause ng Delta variant sa India ay political rallies at religious gatherings… kaya umabot ng 400,000 ‘yung cases at 4,000 deaths kasi nagpo-political rallies, and sorties, and campaign,” ani  Leachon.

Hinikayat din nito ang Commission on Elections (COMELEC), Inter-agency Task Force (IATF), at Department of Health (DOH) na rebyuhin ang nangyaring Delta variant spread sa India. RNT/FGDC