Rappler's latest stories on coronavirus frontliners series
Despite her fears, Dr Judith Jimeno's clinic in Leganes town, Iloilo remains open for non-coronavirus patients. It's part of her passion to save lives.
Alquin Flores knows there are people who look down on his job. But he vows to keep on collecting their trash to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Rappler speaks to several Filipinos in the front lines of the battle against COVID-19
Out of a job due to the lockdown, Victor Lero decides to volunteer as a shuttle driver for health workers in Metro Manila. He is scared of COVID-19, but he braves the front lines to keep his family alive and help other Filipinos.
'It's quite a scary and exhausting time to be a doctor. So we just need to protect ourselves and serve who we can,' says a pediatrician whose wedding has been postponed by the pandemic.
In the emergency room, Dr Kirstie de Luna is on a race against time to help cure every patient who comes her way. But not all lives can be saved.
Jeprel del Prado is aching to go back home to Pangasinan. But this physician chooses to stay in Manila to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and make sure their small, private hospital does not run out of much-needed staff and supplies.
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The coronavirus brought unimaginable darkness to Dr Cherry Abu's life. She got infected, lost her mother-in-law to the disease, and suffered discrimination. But these won't stop her from returning to the front lines.
As Iligan's sole infectious disease specialist, it is Dr Leonell Quitos' duty to protect his people against COVID-19. Every day, he fears for his life.