Arvin Pascual

Age: Unk Died: April 1, 2020 Cabanatuan City, Philippines Profession: Nurse 2 A nurse serving COVID-19 patients has died after contracting the disease, the Philippine Nurses Association Inc. announced Wednesday. Arvin Pascual succumbed to the novel coronavirus after serving as a medical frontliner against the outbreak. Pascual was a graduate of the Wesleyan University-Philippines in…

Dr Raul Diaz Jara

Born: Died:   March 24, 2020 Philippines Profession: Cardiologist Dr Raul Diaz Jara, a cardiologist, has been described as “a great father” by the Philippine Heart Association who announced his death on Facebook today. Paying tribute to Dr Jara, a former president of the association, PHA said in a statement: “It is with profound sadness that we announce…

Dr. Greg Macasaet

Dr. Greg Macasaet died on Sunday, March 22, from acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) due to COVID-9. His wife, Dra. Evalyn Talens, who is also an anesthesiologist, also contracted the disease and was admitted to the hospital. Dr Greg Macasaet, an anaesthesiologist in the Philippines, knew his time was up. “If they intubate me and…

Dr. Rose Pulido

Born: Died March 21, 2020 Phillipines Profession: medical oncologist, San Juan de Dios Hospital

Dr. Israel Bactol

Born: Died:  March 21, 2020 Phillipines A cardiologist from the Philippine Heart Center died Saturday after contracting coronavirus, allegedly from a patient who lied about her travel history. Dr. Israel Bactol, 34, was from Peñaranda, Nueva Ecija. He finished college and medical school at the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila on scholarships, according to friends….