Public transport CATASTROPHIC failure for Filipino masses as Manila responds to COVID-19 pandemic!

Very few options are available to Filipinos caught in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is likely that the economic effects of the response to the outbreak will be far more severe than its effects on public health.

Photos being shared over social media show Metro Manila’s residents struggling with overburdened public transport infrastructure.

(Photo source here)
(Photo source here).
(Photo source here)

So far, government critics have been issuing shrill cries of outrage but the reality is, the public services shortfalls coming to bear as this crisis bites have been decades in the making transcending many administrations.

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