[PODCAST] COVID-19 ward doctor assesses Duterte’s pandemic response

A coronavirus frontliner at a public hospital weighs in on how President Rodrigo Duterte handled the biggest crisis to hit his government so far

MANILA, Philippines – In the first episode of Seat of Power, Rappler’s new political podcast, reporter Pia Ranada interviews a COVID-19 medical frontliner about his thoughts on how President Rodrigo Duterte has handled the coronavirus crisis.

This young doctor is assigned to a coronavirus ward in a public hospital. He says even doctors should be political because government decisions affect their work and their patients.

Seat of Power is a podcast about the Philippine presidency and its impact on Filipinos. It’s hosted by Rappler’s Malacañang reporter Pia Ranada. You can also listen to this on Spotify– Rappler.com