Editor’s note: Letters that clearly capture an issue’s urgency and timeliness can move people to action. We hope this one does. Retired Axtell nurse Judy Glynn aptly shares the story of our health care providers, so we’re spotlighting her letter in this week’s editorial space to emphasize the importance of our frontline doctors and nurses. Let’s protect them:

The American Medical Association, without naming President Trump, condemned claims that physicians inflate the number of COVID-19 patients they treat, calling such rumors “malicious, outrageous and completely misguided.”