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Losing The Covid - 19 Battle

Cleve Arguelles, Department of Political and Social Change, Australian National University

07-Aug-20 07:37

Losing The Covid - 19 Battle

Philippines is the South East Asian country with the most Covid - 19 cases despite going into an early and long lockdown. Cleve Arguelles, Department of Political and Social Change with the Australian National University tells us why the race to flatten the infection curve appears to have lost it way. He also weighs in on President Rodrigo Duterte’s approach to fighting this pandemic and what is the view on the ground of his presidency as a result.

Image Credit : HANDOUT / PHILIPPINES' PRESIDENTIAL PHOTOGRAPHERS DIVISION (PPD) / AFP

Produced by: Arleen Webber

Presented by: Khoo Hsu Chuang, Wong Shou Ning


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