An emergency worker wears protective gear at a coronavirus decontamination booth in the Philippines. The country’s health workers are dealing with a surge in Covid-19 cases and have complained of insufficient protective equipment. Photo: EPA-EFEAn emergency worker wears protective gear at a coronavirus decontamination booth in the Philippines. The country’s health workers are dealing with a surge in Covid-19 cases and have complained of insufficient protective equipment. Photo: EPA-EFE
An emergency worker wears protective gear at a coronavirus decontamination booth in the Philippines. The country’s health workers are dealing with a surge in Covid-19 cases and have complained of insufficient protective equipment. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: Duterte ally Koko Pimentel blasted for putting health care workers in danger as more doctors die

  • Doctors and staff quarantined after the senator violated his home quarantine to accompany his pregnant wife to a Manila hospital
  • This comes as nine doctors have died and hundreds more are in isolation as the Philippines struggles to cope with the Covid-19 outbreak
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An emergency worker wears protective gear at a coronavirus decontamination booth in the Philippines. The country’s health workers are dealing with a surge in Covid-19 cases and have complained of insufficient protective equipment. Photo: EPA-EFEAn emergency worker wears protective gear at a coronavirus decontamination booth in the Philippines. The country’s health workers are dealing with a surge in Covid-19 cases and have complained of insufficient protective equipment. Photo: EPA-EFE
An emergency worker wears protective gear at a coronavirus decontamination booth in the Philippines. The country’s health workers are dealing with a surge in Covid-19 cases and have complained of insufficient protective equipment. Photo: EPA-EFE
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