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Government Ethics director Milagros Ortiz Bosch underwent thyroid surgery at Clinica Abreu in Santo Domingo. Her thyroid was removed on Wednesday, 9 June 2021.

“This morning Dr. Wilfredo Contreras, Dr. Julio Justo and Dr. Corina de Jesus successfully performed the surgery to remove my thyroid gland that had been affecting my voice with dysphonia (hoarseness),” the former Vice President of the Republic posted on her Twitter account.

Ortiz Bosch also explained that the procedure lasted two hours, all went well and she is recovering at the clinic.

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