3 Feb 2021

Doctors subjected to online abuse and death threats by Covid deniers

Home Affairs Correspondent

Healthcare workers have been on the frontline of this pandemic, but some have also been at the forefront of abuse levelled at them from people who deny the existence of Covid or believe conspiracy theories about the vaccine. Others question the pressure facing the NHS and accuse them of lying.

We have been speaking to four doctors in south Wales about the exhausting impact of these online comments. And a warning: this report contains some offensive language.