Health officials worldwide are receiving death threats because of their work to educate the public and stop the spread of COVID-19

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No *we* don’t deserve Covid but people that make death threats against Doctors and Nurses definitely do. Fuck, even in war you don’t shoot at the medics.

dougxiii

“Pray that there’s intelligent life somewhere out in space, cuz there’s bugger-all down here on earth.” Eric Idle

mydogargos

This year has really bummed me out as an environmentalist. I knew there was plenty of science denialism, conspiracies, and misinformation in the world, but *holy fuck.*

CaptainNoBoat

I’m a healthcare worker in Victoria (Australia). We are in a pretty intense lockdown to try and control the spread of COVID because our cases were increasing at a pretty high rate. I have been abused, threatened, seen people slash our tyres and vadalise our cars purely because they don’t believe in COVID or are angry that they have to wear masks and social distance. It is TERRIFYING that people are this aggressive abd ignoring science and medical health advice because of their “rights”. I am out in the community (testing, temp checking at hospitals and universities etc.) and people just have such a disrespect for doctors and nurses now. Edit: Thanks for all the votes and the cute lil awards. I’ve tried to upvote all your comments as a thank you. All your support means so much to me. Keeping being awesome, sensible people.

PinkiesMusings

This reminds me of the ebola workers being attacked in remote regions of Africa because they were thought to be bringing curses to the villages. I used to think “how could people be so stupid and not listen to reason? I’m glad I live in the U.S.”. Now I’m like “well, shit.”.

NoEyeDontKnow