Duque: Gov’t hospitals ready to take in patients with firecracker-related injuries

Duque: Gov’t hospitals ready to take in patients with firecracker-related injuries

MANILA, Philippines – Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Thursday said government hospitals are prepared for patients with firecracker-related injuries amid the pandemic this New Year. Duque made rounds in the Quezon Memorial Medical Center (QMMC) in Quezon City a few hours before New Year’s eve to ensure the preparedness of the hospital’s emergency rooms. He also met some of the doctors, nurses, and medical staff.