In this time, this surreal, unprecedented, bewildering, stressful, inconvenient, and dangerous time, a group of respiratory consultants send their community a message.

“Stay at home.” Each one takes a turn directly challenging anyone who will listen to help them keep some in reserve by preventing the spread of COVID-19 — “flattening the curve” as it is called — to allow hospital resources to remain available to those who catch the invention from the novel coronavirus.