Philippines city Manila

Nine doctors die from coronavirus in Philippines

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MANILA: Nine doctors have died in the Philippines from the coronavirus, the country's top medical association said Thursday (Mar 26), as hospitals were overwhelmed and medics complained about a lack of protection on the front lines. 

The announcement of the doctors' deaths heightened fears that the scale of the health crisis in the Philippines is much worse than is being officially reported, with the confirmed virus death toll at just 45. 

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