Health care workers warned they could lose jobs for speaking out amid coronavirus crisis


At least one veteran emergency room doctor already has been fired in Washington state for publicly criti­cizing his hospital in a Facebook post.

Dr. Ming Lin was termi­nated by Peace­Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham after he went public with his call for the hospital to set up an outside mini triage” and set up parking lot collec­tion” of coron­avirus tests.

Hospi­tals are muzzling nurses and other health-care workers in an attempt to preserve their image,” Ruth Schubert, a spokes­woman for the Washington State Nurses Associ­a­tion, told Bloomberg. It is outrageous.”


NEW YORK DAILY NEWS: Health care workers warned they could lose jobs for speaking out amid coronavirus crisis (3/31/20)