A Florida doctor says she will stop treating patients in person if they are not vaccinated against COVID-19, citing the risk of exposing immunocompromised patients and staffer to the virus that has killed over 46,000 people in the state and more than 648,000 nationwide.
“I understand that people are free to choose, but to me, it’s a problem when it affects other people,” Dr. Linda Marraccini said.
With the Delta variant fueling the latest COVID-19 surge, the Marraccini said she had to make a tough decision for her practice.
“When it comes to the safety of others, when it comes to the fact that it’s a global health problem and community health problem, at this point, I really say that this is where it draws the line in the sand for me,” Marraccini said.
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