Doris Bigornia, veteran broadcaster of ABS-CBN, suffers from a heart attack

Doris Bigornia, veteran broadcaster of ABS-CBN, suffers from a heart attack

- Doris Bigornia, a veteran broadcaster of ABS-CBN, suffered from a heart attack

- This was announced by her partner, Alvin Elchico, in Teleradyo on Feb. 23

- Alvin said that he revealed it to the public because many were asking about Doris's whereabouts

- The broadcaster is now in intensive care and her family is asking for prayers for her

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Doris Bigornia, a veteran broadcaster of ABS-CBN suffered from a heart attack on Sunday up to Monday.

This was revealed by her partner in Teleradyo's show SRO on Tuesday, Feb. 23.

Doris Bigornia of ABS-CBN suffers from a heart attack, family requests for prayers
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Alvin Elchico said that many have been asking about Doris, which was why he sought the permission of the family of Doris before he made the announcement.

Known as the Mutya ng Masa, Doris is now in the intensive care unit and would need open heart surgery.

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Alvin also stated that Doris is conscious and that he was able to talk to her over the phone.

Alvin and the rest of DZMM, are one with Doris's family in asking for prayers for her.

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Doris Agbayani Bigornia is a Filipina journalist, field reporter, and news presenter. She was born on February 17, 1966. She was nominated for PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Morning Show Host and PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Magazine Show Host.

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