Angelica Carballo Pago

Angelica Carballo Pago

Angelica Carballo Pago is a media campaigner for Greenpeace Southeast Asia based in Manila, the Philippines.

March 23, 2021 Tuesday

My seven-year-old son Boni approached me early in the morning to say that Auntie Liza has fever. I felt sucker-punched by the news. Is it

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March 26, 2021 Friday

Morning came and went. No barangay or city health officials came to fetch Auntie Liza or facilitate our tests. I called the barangay hall at

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March 28, 2021 Sunday

I heard Boni talking to his friend Jaida*, whose family was also struck by Covid-19 a week earlier. “Hey, I tested positive, wanna play Roblox?”

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April 2, 2021 Black Friday

I’ve been crying the whole day. Buck is almost permanently hooked to the oxygen concentrator today. His coughing fits have been relentless. I don’t know

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April 11, 2021 Sunday

It’s been a good week. Our doctor said we can stop taking our medications because most of our symptoms are gone. Buck has recorded normal

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April 12, 2021 Monday

Barangay officials said we needed to be checked by a doctor from the health center in order for our quarantine to officially end. All doctors

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