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Sun May 3, 2020, 07:31 PM

Coronavirus in Ohio: Doctors, other medical workers gather at Statehouse to support Dr. Acton

The Statehouse lawn was the scene of another demonstration Sunday afternoon, but this was one was different.

About 35 doctors and other medical workers, wearing masks and white coats, quietly stood to show their support for Dr. Amy Acton and her decisions as Ohio’s health director in battling COVID-19. The Physicians Action Network organized the event.

Meanwhile, COVID-19 infections and related deaths continue to rise in Ohio and Franklin County, with 19,914 confirmed and probable cases reported by the Ohio Department of Health on Sunday, up 579 from the 19,335 reported on Saturday. There have been 1,078 admissions to hospital intensive care units.

As of Sunday, Ohio had 1,038 COVID-19-related deaths, up 17 from Saturday.

Read more: https://www.dispatch.com/news/20200503/coronavirus-in-ohio-doctors-other-medical-workers-gather-at-statehouse-to-support-dr-acton
(Columbus Dispatch)

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TexasTowelie May 3 OP
irisblue May 3 #1
TexasTowelie May 3 #2
2naSalit May 3 #5
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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sun May 3, 2020, 07:34 PM

1. Thanks Texas Towlie

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Response to irisblue (Reply #1)

Sun May 3, 2020, 07:39 PM

2. You're welcome.

I'm also glad to post stories about the people standing up for us in contrast to the multitude of stories about the protesters who don't believe in science.

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Response to irisblue (Reply #1)

Sun May 3, 2020, 08:19 PM

5. The new demonstration formation...

I could see doing that on a massive scale all over the country.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sun May 3, 2020, 07:40 PM

3. It is so hard to see the protesters but this cheered me. Dr. Acton is a true..

Hero to so many of us in Ohio. Her humanity is so uplifting.

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sun May 3, 2020, 08:15 PM

4. She's from my area

and actually has a fan club on line!

I wish this event was covered by more news outlets. All we ever see in the news are the idiots.

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