Filipinos stranded due to quarantine protocols prepare to board a bus for travel to their home province of Isabela from Quezon City, Metro Manila. Photo: EPA Filipinos stranded due to quarantine protocols prepare to board a bus for travel to their home province of Isabela from Quezon City, Metro Manila. Photo: EPA
Filipinos stranded due to quarantine protocols prepare to board a bus for travel to their home province of Isabela from Quezon City, Metro Manila. Photo: EPA

Philippines health department probed for ‘lapses’ in coronavirus fight

  • President Rodrigo Duterte has sacked special adviser Dr Anthony Leachon after he criticised the agency
  • Separately, the country’s ombudsman is investigating the department for ‘irregularities’ causing fatalities among medical frontliners

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Filipinos stranded due to quarantine protocols prepare to board a bus for travel to their home province of Isabela from Quezon City, Metro Manila. Photo: EPA Filipinos stranded due to quarantine protocols prepare to board a bus for travel to their home province of Isabela from Quezon City, Metro Manila. Photo: EPA
Filipinos stranded due to quarantine protocols prepare to board a bus for travel to their home province of Isabela from Quezon City, Metro Manila. Photo: EPA
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