JUST IN: A pediatric transplant surgeon died from COVID-19

Dr. Leandro L. Resurreccion III, a pediatric transplant surgeon, passed away due to ‘acute respiratory failure brought about by #COVID19’, around 6:25AM on Tuesday, 31 March 2020; his son confirmed in a post.

At around 6:25am on the 31st of March 2020, my father Dr. Leandro L. Resurreccion III, Pediatric Transpant Surgeon,…

Posted by Leandro Castillo Resurreccion IV on Monday, 30 March 2020

“There were no hugs, there were no kisses, and there were no goodbyes. As a matter of fact, the last time I saw him, he was still able to smile. It gives you a kind of heartbreak that I cannot even explain,” son Leandro IV recounts the last time he spent with his father. “And I choose to remember him like this. Not only as a statistic in the current war we are fighting. Not only as a surgeon who pioneered for the nation. Not only as a father for his family. But as a Citizen of The World who cared for it and fought for it. He will always be our hero.” Meanwhile, the frontliner’s son also made an appeal to the government to “have a more coherent plan in order to test everyone and isolate.”

JUST IN: Dr. Leandro L. Resurreccion III, a pediatric transplant surgeon, passed away due to 'acute respiratory failure…

Posted by SMNI News on Monday, 30 March 2020

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