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Published: October 14, 2020

Doctors and Nurses Battle Virus Skeptics

Dr. Lee was quoted in a Fox 23 News article: So frustrating': Doctors and nurses battle virus skeptics: Dr. Jay W. Lee, a family physician in Orange County, California, recalled a patient who demanded the “largest hydroxychloroquine prescription you can give me."

“If I didn’t have my mask on, he would have seen my mouth agape,” said Lee, chief medical officer of the Share Our Selves medical clinics, adding that a small number of patients, “flat-out said this was a hoax."

He has found himself turning to social media and meeting with elected leaders to combat some of the misinformation.

“I think part of it is we feel like we can’t just sit back and take it because silence is complicity,” he said.

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