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Young doctor dies of COVID-19 in PH after patient lies with travel history

A young and promising cardiologist at the Philippine Heart Center has died due to the coronavirus disease or COVID-19.
The doctor died while fulfilling his role in treating suspected patients of COVID-19.
“It is a sad day for the whole association as we have lost one of our own in the fight against COVID. He is a casualty of this war. We lost a young, brilliant, promising doctor in this battle. You are our hero!,” the Philippine Heart Association announced.
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The Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila also grieves the passing of one of their alumnus while fighting the battle against COVID-19.
“He was a scholar whose humble beginnings guided his future. He was doctor to the barrio and a hero,” the post read.
PHA has also asked for prayers for all the medical people fighting COVID-19 in the frontlines.
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On Twitter, colleagues and friends of the ‘hero doctor’ paid to the unnamed hero and said that the COVID-19 patient whom he treated lied about his travel history while receiving treatment.
The said patient who died from the virus also died early this month.

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