Alabama doctor REFUSES to see patients who will not receive the vaccine – .

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Alabama doctor REFUSES to see patients who will not receive the vaccine – .


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An Alabama doctor who says he’s tired of seeing people die from the coronavirus and now refuses to treat patients who haven’t been vaccinated.

Dr Jason Valentine, who practiced medicine at Diagnostic and Medical Clinic Infirmary Health in Mobile since 2008, posted a photo to Facebook this week showing a sign pasted to a door informing patients of its upcoming new policy, which is due to begin Oct. 1.

The statement, made in a Facebook post that has since been made private but picked up by the Washington Post and AL.com, has drawn praise and outrage from some netizens.

‘Dr. Valentine will no longer see patients who are not vaccinated against Covid-19, ”the message read.

“If they asked why, I told them covid is a miserable way to die and I can’t watch them die like this,” he wrote.

Dr Jason Valentine, who has practiced medicine at the Mobile Infirmary Diagnostic and Medicine Clinic since 2008, posted a photo to Facebook this week showing a sign stuck to a door informing patients of his new policy to come, about to start. October 1st

The statement, made in a Facebook post that has since been made private but picked up by the Washington Post and AL.com, has drawn praise and outrage from some netizens.

The statement, made in a Facebook post that has since been made private but picked up by the Washington Post and AL.com, has drawn praise and outrage from some netizens.

He adds that there is “no conspiracy theory, no excuse” to prevent people from getting the shot and that three unvaccinated patients have asked him where they could get the shot since he posted the photo, but added that he understands if patients wish to stop seeing him.

“I cannot and will not force anyone to take the vaccine, but neither can I continue to watch my patients suffer and die from a highly preventable disease,” said Valentine.

“I cannot and will not force anyone to take the vaccine, but neither can I continue to watch my patients suffer and die from a highly preventable disease,” he concluded.

Celebrities like the actress Mia Farrow and creator of Big Bang Theory Bill Prady were among those who approved the story on Twitter.

However, Health Freedom Alabama, a conservative group of more than 1,600 followers that claims to defend citizens against withdrawing their medical choices, called Valentine’s decision “madness” in a Facebook post.

“This is not only a blatant disregard for the law, but it is an ethical violation of his Hippocratic Oath to do no harm. SHAME on Dr Valentine! We must stop his illegal behavior – NOW! “

Health Freedom Alabama, a conservative group of more than 1,600 followers that claims to defend citizens against withdrawing their medical choices, called Valentine's decision

Health Freedom Alabama, a conservative group of more than 1,600 followers that claims to defend citizens against withdrawing their medical choices, called Valentine’s decision “madness” in a Facebook post.

They cited a law that prohibits a business from refusing goods or services on the basis of immunization status.

According to the state’s health department, 1,674,411 Alabamians have been fully immunized, with just over 2.1 million having received at least one injection. The state’s population is just over 4 million people.

As of Thursday, 649,741 people in the state have tested positive for the virus and although there has been a significant recent increase due to the delta variant, cases have declined in recent days.

According to the state's health department, 1,674,411 Alabamians have been fully immunized, with just over 2.1 million having received at least one injection.

According to the state’s health department, 1,674,411 Alabamians have been fully immunized, with just over 2.1 million having received at least one injection.

In 2021, 4,736 people in the state have been confirmed dead from the virus and a total of 11,914 since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.

Alabama is on the verge of a record number of hospitalizations for COVID, according to AL.com, with 2,723 people in public hospitals on Tuesday afternoon. This is just below the record of 3,084 patients infected with the virus set on January 11.

Alabama Republican Gov. Kay Ivey said “it is time to start blaming” the unvaccinated “for the continued spread of the virus.

“It’s the unvaccinated people who let us down,” she added.

Much like in other states, perks were offered to those in Alabama wanting to get the vaccine, including a car dealership that offered $ 100,000 in prizes; the University of Southern Alabama, Dr. Valentine’s alma mater, offered $ 25 in campus cash and a premium parking prize; and several local businesses offer cash for employees.

It comes as the effort to increase vaccinations in America continues, in addition to the encouragement for some to get a third vaccine.

Just like in other states, benefits were offered to those in Alabama wanting to get the vaccine, including a car dealership that offered $ 100,000 in prizes.

Just like in other states, benefits were offered to those in Alabama wanting to get the vaccine, including a car dealership that offered $ 100,000 in prizes.

As of Thursday, 649,741 people in Alabama have tested positive for the virus with over 37 million nationwide and although there has been a significant recent increase due to the Indian 'Delta' variant, cases have declined in the state for the last few days.  .

As of Thursday, 649,741 people in Alabama have tested positive for the virus with over 37 million nationwide and although there has been a significant recent increase due to the Indian ‘Delta’ variant, cases have declined in the state for the last few days. .

In 2021, 4,736 people in Alabama have been confirmed dead from the virus and a total of 11,914 since the start of the pandemic in March 2020. In the United States, more than 624,000 people have died from COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic. the pandemic.

In 2021, 4,736 people in Alabama have been confirmed dead from the virus and a total of 11,914 since the start of the pandemic in March 2020. In the United States, more than 624,000 people have died from COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic. the pandemic.

U.S. health officials on Wednesday announced plans to distribute booster shots to all Americans to boost protection amid the burgeoning delta variant and signs that vaccine effectiveness is waning.

President Joe Biden recently gave various government employees vaccination mandates.

Over the past three weeks, Biden has put federal workers, the military and nurses to vaccinate or face new demands.

Biden also praised companies forcing vaccines on their own workers and encouraged others to follow, while highlighting local vaccine mandates as a condition for daily activities, like eating indoors.



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