8. “I’m a family doc who mostly does outpatient. I live in a pretty conservative area with a good proportion of COVID-19 deniers, so I’ve been seeing COVID-19 deniers since this mess became politicized (I’ve lost a few patients over the mask mandate)…”

“…Anyway, I’m pretty pleased to say that several of my COVID-19–denying patients have completely turned their attitude around when they (or a close family member) contracted COVID-19… Unfortunately, I still have some patients who are pretty obnoxious despite their COVID-19 diagnosis. They mostly dig deeper into paranoia. If not about the virus itself, then about the circumstances surrounding them contracting it.”