Palace awaits DOH’s response on alleged Dengue victim’s death


Malacanang is just waiting for the Department of Health to explain the reported death of young boy, after being injected with the anti-Dengue vaccine in the province of Bataan.

Presidential Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said that President Benigno Aquino III is anticipating the explanation of Health Secretary Janette Garin regarding the said inciden.

In an exclusive interview with DZRH, 11-year old Joh Paul Rafael died after receiving the anti-Dengue vaccine of the DOH recently.

According to the statement of the victim’s aunt, the victim had a heart disease and was suffering from fever when he was vaccinated.

Meanwhile, a source from the DOH said that after carefully being reviewed by medical experts, the death of the young boy was just coincidental.

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