In Spain, every evening at 8 p.m. (1800GMT), neighbors come together at their windows and balconies to applaud medical professionals, the country’s frontline workers in the battle against coronavirus, but despite the show of solidarity, some healthcare workers exposed to the virus have faced blatant discrimination in their communities.

“Hello neighbor, we know about all the good work you do in the hospital and we appreciate it, but you should also think about your neighbors. Here, there are children and senior citizens.

“There are other places you can stay… Please think about it,” read an anonymous note taped

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