COVID-19 stigmatization: Its ugly head and our collective hypocrisy

Originally published at: COVID-19 stigmatization: Its ugly head and our collective hypocrisy

Stigmatization against COVID-19 patients, though not unexpected, is certainly not a surprise. People fear and hate what they do not understand — the default setting of ignorance. For a disease that doesn’t take anything more than a momentary lapse in judgment, even for the most cautious people, COVID-19 stigmatization is hard to understand. And it…