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Doctor Trying To Save Covid-19 Patients Is Baffled By Them Trying To Claim Their Diagnosis Is Fake
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Doctor Trying To Save Covid-19 Patients Is Baffled By Them Trying To Claim Their Diagnosis Is Fake

It seems like news about COVID-19 is all we hear these days and that’s, frankly, understandable. This global pandemic is affecting everyone’s lives in negative ways, so it’s hard to forget about it. At first, all the news focused on the spread, the symptoms, and the effects of this horrible illness that has claimed 333,032 lives as of May 22, 2020. However, as the virus has moved across the world, another beast has emerged—conspiracy theories.

The dangerous concept that the virus is only a hoax initially seemed like a joke or something that anti-vax groups would share on their Facebook group pages. However, unfortunately, the idea gained followers and started spreading, prompting people to avoid using protection and endangering not only themselves, but others as well.

Doctor Ryan Marino recently took to Twitter to share his experience of coming face-to-face with one of the people who genuinely believes that the virus is a hoax. The worst part is, perhaps, that the person was his patient. That had COVID-19. Understandably, the doctor expressed his frustrations and people joined in on the discussion.

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The doctor shared his thoughts with his Twitter audience

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And it quickly sparked a debate among other Twitter users

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Dave In MD
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's simple, you infect someone due to your own idiocy you get charged with attempted murder. They die, you get charged with murder. Same should go for all these religious leaders. A charge of attempted murder for each of their flock that get sick.

Mimi777
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Right. Isn’t there something similar regarding HIV? If you knowingly have it and knowingly infect someone else and not disclose you have it during unprotected sex. Can’t that person be charged with something ? I’m not totally sure I may be wrong.

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April Simnel
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Blocking ambulances going to the hospital? The hell? Surely that's illegal. It doesn't matter what these people think regarding saving their own lives, but preventing others from getting care, and not adhering to measures that keeps their fellow citizens around them safe, that's just obscene. Whether these deniers like it or not, they live in a society. This nonsense needs to stop. The selfishness is just growing out of control.

Up All Night
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I hope they called the police on them, they are endangering the lives of people.

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Dave In MD
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It's simple, you infect someone due to your own idiocy you get charged with attempted murder. They die, you get charged with murder. Same should go for all these religious leaders. A charge of attempted murder for each of their flock that get sick.

Mimi777
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Right. Isn’t there something similar regarding HIV? If you knowingly have it and knowingly infect someone else and not disclose you have it during unprotected sex. Can’t that person be charged with something ? I’m not totally sure I may be wrong.

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April Simnel
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Blocking ambulances going to the hospital? The hell? Surely that's illegal. It doesn't matter what these people think regarding saving their own lives, but preventing others from getting care, and not adhering to measures that keeps their fellow citizens around them safe, that's just obscene. Whether these deniers like it or not, they live in a society. This nonsense needs to stop. The selfishness is just growing out of control.

Up All Night
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2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I hope they called the police on them, they are endangering the lives of people.

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