COVID-19 is ravaging America's vulnerable Latino communities
June 19, 2020
GUADALUPE, Ariz. (AP) — A Hispanic immigrant working at a fast-food restaurant in North Carolina is rushed to the hospital after she contracts COVID-19. A sickened Honduran woman in Baltimore with no health insurance or immigration status avoids the doctor for two weeks and finally takes a cab to the hospital and ends up on oxygen.
As the coronavirus spreads deeper across America, it's ravaging Latino communities from the suburbs of the nation's capital to the farm fields of Florida to the sprawling suburbs of Phoenix and countless areas in between.
The virus has amplified inequalities m...