A woman wearing a mask prays inside a church south of Manila last week. Photo: EPA A woman wearing a mask prays inside a church south of Manila last week. Photo: EPA
A woman wearing a mask prays inside a church south of Manila last week. Photo: EPA

Coronavirus: in the Philippines, health workers without protective equipment fear exposure

  • With hospitals preparing for an expected surge in cases in the weeks ahead, the race is on to get doctors and nurses the equipment they need in time
  • A lack of funds has even forced some health care professionals to go ‘begging on social media’ for personal protective equipment amid the outbreak

Topic |   Coronavirus Philippines
A woman wearing a mask prays inside a church south of Manila last week. Photo: EPA A woman wearing a mask prays inside a church south of Manila last week. Photo: EPA
A woman wearing a mask prays inside a church south of Manila last week. Photo: EPA
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