Duterte Sees Coronavirus Crisis Could Linger In Philippines For Two Years

Duterte Says Coronavirus Crisis May Last Up To Two Years

DUTERTE – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte projected that the 2019 novel coronavirus could linger in the Philippines for two years.

The 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was confirmed to have spread on the Philippine on January 30, 2020. The government has taken drastic measures to stop the spread of the deadly virus from Wuhan City, China.

On Thursday morning, April 9, Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte urged COVID-19 survivors to donate blood to severely ill patients. Scientists in UP find out that their blood could help improve the condition of patients.

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Based on a report from GMA News, President Rodrigo Duterte said the coronavirus crisis could linger up to two years. During his televised address today, he also warned that health experts haven’t found any vaccine or cute yet.

“Pagka hindi ito naayos, ang COVID, mapurnada talaga tayong lahat… sabihin ko sa inyo. Think of the COVID ganitong sitwasyon, tatakbo ito ng two years,” he said.

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Due to the COVID-19 impact, thousands of Pinoys received lower incomes or lost their jobs. According to the report, President Rodrigo Duterte asked the landlords and lessors all over the country to stop collecting rent amid the coronavirus crisis.

“In the meantime, we help each other as one nation. If you still want a quarrel, go ahead. I said, there will be a time for that kung mag-survive tayo,” he said.

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Based on the report, President Rodrigo Duterte also said in his briefing that he would sell the countries asset to put funds on coronavirus fight. “Pag maubos talaga ang pera, ipabili ko lahat ng propiyedad ng gobyerno. Iyang Cultural Center, PICC, yung lupa diyan. Totoo,” he said.

“Kapag wala na akong makuha and we are about to sink, and really sink, I will sell all the assets of government tapos itulong ko sa tao,” he added.

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