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After an investigation revealed that she had given blank exemption waivers for patients, Sue McIntosh, a Connecticut doctor, has resigned her medical degree.
To receive a waiver, patients had to send a stamped and self-addressed envelope to the doctor.
These waivers provided an excuse for people to not wear masks or get vaccinated.
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After officials discovered she was giving patients blank, signed COVID-19 waivers, a Connecticut doctor surrendered her medical licence on Friday.
A tip anonymously sent to the Connecticut Medical Examining Board led to an investigation into Sue McIntosh, a retired physician.
The investigation found that she had been sending "false vaccine exemption forms via the mail related COVID-19 vaccinations, general vaccines and COVID testing and medical opposition to wearing face masks". These forms were sent to patients who had to complete their name, date, and select a reason for exemption. Records show that they did not require any other information.
The board stated that she sent these forms out without ever physically examining the patients. To receive an exemption waiver, patients had to send a stamped and self-addressed envelope to her.
McIntosh instructed patients to "copy, and distribute as many forms they want," according to additional documents from the state's department of health.
On September 24, her license was suspended. According to a release by the state's department of health, McIntosh gave up her license about a week later.
"Let freedom ring!" McIntosh wrote the instructions form that was included with the waiver.
McIntosh signed each waiver. McIntosh signed each waiver.
McIntosh also certified that McIntosh had anaphylaxis with polyethylene glycol, and that McIntosh "cannot be vaccinated."
Manisha Juthani (Connecticut Department of Public Health Commissioner) stated that McIntosh's actions were irresponsible. "Her practice in medicine poses a clear and immediate threat to the safety and health of our communities." Her license suspension should be a warning to all other doctors that her conduct is not up to the standard of care. She will be subject to severe discipline.
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