People weather a downpour brought on by Typhoon Vongfong in Manila on May 15, 2020. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: Philippines braces for ‘perfect storm’ as rainy season brings dengue, flu, measles

  • Doctors fear the surge in seasonal diseases will overwhelm a health system already struggling to cope with the Covid-19 outbreak
  • The government’s pandemic response has come under fire, with top officials often clashing publicly and releasing contradictory statements
Topic |   The Philippines
People weather a downpour brought on by Typhoon Vongfong in Manila on May 15, 2020. Photo: Xinhua

Corrected [9:29am, 25 May, 2020]

  • [9:29am, 25 May, 2020]

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