COVID-19 heroine was ‘Wonder Woman’: ‘It’s my moral responsibility and obligation’

At 5:37 p.m., April 11, Faye Marie Palafox, head nurse with the Hospital Infection Control unit at Philippine General Hospital (PGH), posted on her Facebook: "Finally! Home sweet home!" That afternoon, she had just finished a grueling, 14-day duty with her front-line team attending to new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients at PGH. She was assigned to the COVID-19 wing. Six days later, her niece Ericka Palafox found Faye unconscious in her room. Faye's pulse was weak, said Ericka. Faye was dead on arrival in a Mandaluyong hospital. Efforts to revive her failed. She was 46. Her death certificate, according to Ericka, said Faye succumbed to respiratory failure and diabetes...Keep on reading: COVID-19 heroine was ‘Wonder Woman’: ‘It’s my moral responsibility and obligation’

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