For her part, Dr. Fe Bongcas of City Health Office said there were no reported cases of skin diseases from San Simon. She said no such report also reached the J.R. Borja General Hospital.
Dr. Bongcas urged affected residents to visit health centers for consultation. “Kun adunay masinating skin disease posible kining air borne or water borne”, she explained.
Councilor Teodulfo Lao Jr. proposed the creation of task force to look into the concerns of the residents.
Councilor Gaane asked the task force to submit its report to the committee within one week. (JBD)