Asian Hospital denies rumors of coronavirus infection case
The Alabang-based hospital has denied rumors that one of its patients is being treated for the deadly coronavirus.
“We would like to assure the public that Asian Hospital and Medical Center is fully equipped and capable of handling patients suspected to be infected with the 2019-nCoV and other emerging infectious diseases that are brought to its care,” the hospital said in a statement issued Monday.
More than 81 people had already died in China from the new virus while over 2,700 others have been infected in more than a dozen countries, including the US.
Another 3,000 suspected cases are under investigation.