Malacañang Promises Raps to be Filed Against Officials Connected to Dengvaxia Mess

Malacañang Palace vowed and also guaranteed that charges will be filed against high executives and parties associated with the P3 .5-billion Dengvaxia anti-dengue vaccine mess as the Department of Justice (DOJ) is forecasted to issue a resolution on the case this month of November 2018.

Based on Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo certain “forceful action” will be taken to solve the mess brought on by what he identified as a “failed” health program executed throughout the Aquino admin.

Spox Sal Panelo was cited as stating “Appropriate charges will be lodged and pursued against government officials and private individuals found responsible by the DOJ for this failed health program for children,” Panelo mentoned in a statement.

The Palace additionally said that Pres. Rody Duterte himself is checking the matters covering Dengvaxia.

“He (Duterte) hears all the calls for justice of families of children whose deaths are reportedly caused by the said vaccine,” Panelo stated.

The implementation of the anti-dengue vaccine was cancelled after French pharmaceutical company Sanofi Pasteur, manufacturer of the questionable Dengvaxia vaccine, granted in November 2017 a global advisory alert of the dangers of administering Dengvaxia to people with no history of dengue.

Congressional findings were conducted on the part of officials throughout the Aquino admin, which started administering the vaccine to a minimum of 800,000 children in 2016.

To date, graft as well as other criminal offenses have been filed against ex- president Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III, two ex- Cabinet officials, various former and incumbent officials of the Department of Health, and also private people associated with the controversial anti-dengue vaccine.

Source: PNA