coronavirus frontliners series - updates

Rappler's latest stories on coronavirus frontliners series

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[FRONTLINERS] Iloilo town doctor keeps clinic open: 'Every human life is precious'

May 10, 2020 - 10:00 AM

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.

BRAVE FRONTLINER. Dr Judith Jimeno takes a selfie inside her clinic in Leganes, Iloilo. Photo courtesy of Jimeno

[FRONTLINERS] QC garbage collector: Call of duty is keeping homes safe from disease

Apr 27, 2020 - 10:38 AM

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.

IN THEIR OWN WORDS: Frontliners on their fears, hopes during the pandemic

Apr 23, 2020 - 4:37 PM

Rappler speaks to several Filipinos in the front lines of the battle against COVID-19

[FRONTLINERS] Volunteer shuttle driver overcomes fear of virus to serve others

Apr 21, 2020 - 1:37 PM

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.

Photo courtesy of Victor Lero

[FRONTLINERS] ‘May kasal pa ako, Lord!’

Apr 20, 2020 - 9:34 PM

'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.

FRONTLINER. Pediatrician Mica Bastillo in her PPE at Pasig Child's Hope Hospital, and at home in her quarantine tent. Photo courtesy of Mica Bastillo

[FRONTLINERS] ER doctor deals with grief, death in the coronavirus pandemic

Apr 15, 2020 - 9:00 AM

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.

Photo from Dr Kirstie de Luna

[FRONTLINERS] Homesick young doctor steps up to fight coronavirus

Apr 12, 2020 - 12:28 PM

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.

[FRONTLINERS] After being infected, losing a loved one: Cavite doctor won't stop treating COVID-19 patients

Apr 08, 2020 - 8:45 PM

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.

[FRONTLINERS] An Iligan doctor's 'elaborate nightmare' battling coronavirus

Apr 04, 2020 - 2:00 PM

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.

Photo from Dr. Leonell Quitos