Dengvaxia update: Garin, others to file rejoinder

Former Health secretary Janette Garin and several others tagged in the third Dengvaxia complaint are set to file their rejoinders tomorrow (Thursday).

They were implicated in the deaths of 13 persons who received anti-dengue shots, namely, Senior Police Officer 2 Vicente Arugay Jr. and children Crezel Ann Joy Viaros, Adeline Castroverde, Wiljen Alcontin, Eleazar Brigoli Jr., Trishanne Asona, EJ Christian Apa, Joanina Cortes, Gladimier Juevesano, Kianah Mae Racuya, Shiela Mae Guerra, Gillian Vasquez,and Kristel Jean Magtira.

They were charged with reckless imprudence resulting to homicide, among other offenses.

Apart from Garin, also named respondents were Health officials Dr. Vicente Belizario Jr., Dr. Kenneth Hartigan-Go, Dr. Gerardo Bayugo, Dr. Lyndon Lee Suy, Dr. Irma Asuncion, Dr. Julius Lecciones, Dr. Joyce Ducusin, Rosalind Viianzon, and Mario Baquilod.

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