PMA: Nine doctors have died due to COVID-19

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Updated March 26, 2020, 10:43 AM

By Joseph Almer Pedrajas

The number of doctors who have died due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has already reached nine, the former assistant secretary general of the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) said Thursday.

Dr. Dennis de Guzman said that the latest fatality reported among medical workers was Dr. Sally Gatchalian, who was the president of the Philippine Pediatric Society, Inc.

Other doctors who succumbed to COVID-19, according to De Guzman, are: Dr. Israel Bactol, cardiologist at the Philippine Heart Center; Dr. Rose Pulido, oncologist at San Juan de Dios Hospital; Dr. Greg Macasaet III, anesthesiologist at the Manila Doctors Hospital; Dr. Raul Jara, cardiologist at the Philippine Heart Center; Dr. Henry Fernandez of Pangasinan Medical Society; Dr. Marcelo Jaochico of Pampanga

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