The goal of this article is to reflect on the value that care and caring currently assumes in the context of Brazilian health professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic period. Some denialist narratives served to transform doctors and nurses into public enemies, who often began to be harassed. The collected data were based on government documents, scientific articles and current information from journalistic media, aiming to deepen reflection on the issue of the need for recognition of the professional and humanised role of health caregivers in times of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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