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Vice Ganda distributes medical supplies to hospitals amid COVID-19

/ 01:01 PM March 21, 2020
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Vice Ganda donated medical supplies to hospitals. Image: Instagram/@praybeytbenjamin

Amid the fight against COVID-19, TV host Vice Ganda, like his fellow actors, has reached out to hospitals to replenish their dwindling medical supplies.

The comedian distributed boxes of N95 masks, disposable medical gloves, safety goggles, alcohol and disinfectant spray to the Lung Center of the Philippines, Quezon City General Hospital, San Lazaro Hospital and Philippine Children’s Medical Center, as stated in his Instagram post yesterday, March 20.

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Recently celebrity dermatologist Vicki Belo donated the remaining stock of personal protective equipment from her company Belo Medical Group. Actors and real-life couple Richard Gutierrez and Sarah Lahbati, meanwhile, spearheaded a fundraiser to help frontliners get more medical supplies and equipment.

Vice expressed his appreciation for the health professionals risking their lives to battle the virus through his post. He also thanked his team and his suppliers for assisting him.

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“MARAMING MARAMING SALAMAT PO SA [LAHAT] NG MGA FRONTLINERS PARA SA PAGMAMAHAL AT PAGKALINGA NINYO SA MGA MADLANG PEOPLE!” he said.

(Thank you so much to all the frontliners for all the love and care you have given to our countrymen.)

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Vice recently called for a ceasefire on social media. The comedian highlighted that during this challenging time, compassion should be for all regardless of one’s social class and approach in handling the pandemic.

As of Friday noon, there are 230 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country, while 18 deaths have been recorded.  /ra

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