May 2, 2023
January 13, 2023 10:00 AM
DOH urges Marcos to extend COVID-19 calamity response
With Filipinos learning to live in the new normal, many may question the need for a state of calamity. However, the state of calamity status allows the government to do the following:
- Ease of the implementation of the COVID-19 vaccine programs
- Control of basic goods
- Quick use of emergency funds
Only half of the Philippines population aged 12 and above are vaccinated, something the public should be cautious about.