Covid Explodes in Philippines as Crisis Mismanaged

Virus escapes Duterte’s draconian lockdowns

The bankruptcy of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s response to the Covid-19 crisis is growing more apparent daily as new infections soar upwards, reaching 10,016 on March 29 before falling back somewhat. As some other Asian countries transition more toward normality, the Philippines remains mired in a growing number of cases and with one source pr…

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