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I'm Protecting My Patients From The Coronavirus. Will You Do Your Part To Protect Me?

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It’s remarkable that I am now a different physician than I was just several weeks ago. I am now practicing medical distancing ― delaying treatment where possible to mitigate the risk of exposure to a more deadly and imminent threat. Instead of doing the most good, I am trying to avoid doing the most harm.

The paradigm of patient care has been disrupted; it’s safer outside than inside the hospital.

Is the nation willing to do what is necessary in a time of crisis to protect health care and other frontline workers?

We are doing the best we can to deal with this crisis. But we are understaffed, under-equipped and overutilized. Without reinforcements and a cohesive national response, we will lose this war of attrition. You can help change that. Otherwise, our blood will be on your hands.

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Joan Brunwasser is a co-founder of Citizens for Election Reform (CER) which since 2005 existed for the sole purpose of raising the public awareness of the critical need for election reform. Our goal: to restore fair, accurate, transparent, secure elections where votes are cast in private and counted in public. Because the problems with electronic (computerized) voting systems include a lack of (more...)
 

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