A nurse’s plea: ‘Please tell me my life is worth a LITTLE of your discomfort?’

Originally ran in California Healthline and included in a previous article list.

The responses came as a shock — but not really a surprise — to Nilu Patel, a certified registered nurse anesthetist at nearby UC Irvine Medical Center, who observed the conflict while waiting for takeout. … “Healthcare are workers are scared, but we show up to work every single day,” Patel said. Wearing masks, she said, “is a very small thing to ask.”