Netizens react over recent statement of Bato on vaccine

Netizens react over recent statement of Bato on vaccine

- Sen. Bato dela Rosa has recently commented over the vaccines and outbreaks in the country

- Dela Rosa addressed the concern during the Senate hearing on immunization

- However, not all netizens were happy on the remark of Dela Rosa

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Recently, Senator Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa has commented over the immunization program in the country.

KAMI learned that the recent statement of Dela Rosa regarding vaccines received a negative reaction from the netizens.

During the Senate hearing on immunization on Tuesday, Dela Rosa addressed concerns to the resource speakers from the Department of Health (DOH).

“Hindi ito related sa budget ninyo, pero nanonood kasi ako ng sine. Tatanong ko lang sa inyo, puwede ba 'yung mga lumalabas sa sine na, ‘yung mga producer ng vaccines, sila rin yung nagci-create ng outbreak para mabenta ‘yung kanilang vaccine?” Dela Rosa said.

“Nanonood lang ako ng sine. Puwede kaya mangyari ‘yan?” he added.

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However, the remark of Dela Rosa drew a negative reaction from the netizens. Here are some of their comments on the Facebook page of Rappler:

“The problem w most people is that they confuse wealth and power with intelligence and competency. Cheers to the voters. You managed to elect not only a man w less than half a brain but also zero heart and soul.”
“Fact-based observation indeed! No mention of any scientific evidence. He happened to see them in fictional movies! Fiction and fact are synonyms!”
“ the level of competency of this guy is overwhelming”
“Why is this guy in senate? He could have been a great movie reviewer.”
“I guess Bato is more effective if become a movie director than a senator...”
“Gentle reminder that this guy has a PhD”
“He must have watched a lot of virus outbreak movies. People who voted for this guy must be really proud. LOOOOL”

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In a previous report by KAMI, the health department is set to launch a free polio vaccine as a response to the recent outbreak in the country.

Born on January 21, 1962, Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa served as the chief of Philippine National Police (PNP). He also used to be the director-general of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor).

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