Recent Posts

Breaking News

Dr. Sally Gatchalian was 9th physician to succumb to COVID-19

By Gabriela Baron

Dr. Sally Gatchalian, sister of actress Ruby Rodriguez, passed away after battling with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Rodriguez confirmed the news on radio station DzBB.

Gatchalian also served as the president of Philippine Pediatric Society and assistant director at the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM).

The “Eat Bulaga” host, meanwhile, bid a heart-breaking farewell to her older sister.

“We will only remember you with happy memories, laughing, and sleeping. Be at peace and do not worry about us anymore. Have fun in heaven! Love you so much!” Rodriguez wrote on Instagram.

Dr. Rustico Jimenez, president of the Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines, said Gatchalian was the ninth fallen doctor in the country since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

Source: Manila Bulletin

No comments