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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Philippines Epidemic ‘Red Zone’: Story of front-liners” – below is their description.
As of September 16, the Philippines has had more than 270,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the largest number of confirmed cases in southeast Asia. Since April, the Philippine government has been building a number of makeshift quarantine facilities to treat patients with mild cases. How is the patients’ life? What are the sacrifices made by medics? PCOO Assistant Secretary JV Arcena went into the “Red zone” of a facility and brought stories of the sacrifice and dedication of the front-liners. #COVID19 #Coronavirus #PhilippinesCGTN YouTube Channel
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