Is it okay to ‘punish’ anti-maskers?

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January 14, 2021 - 9:21 AM

Dear Carolyn: I cannot understand why some people refuse to wear masks and socially distance and believe they will not get sick. I suggest when they do get the virus and go to a hospital, doctors ask whether they have been wearing a mask and socially distancing. If they have not, they should NOT be treated if that takes a hospital bed from someone who has been doing the right thing. Your thoughts?

— Wondering in VA

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Wondering in VA: I understand your opinion comes from a place of justified rage and frustration, but it’s a knee-kick to our social contract.

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