Rising coronavirus cases among Latinos alarm public health experts

Post Date: 
2020-06-18
Source: 
Politico

Intensive care doctors in Baltimore have seen a similar pattern: Latino patients seeking care late after trying to battle the virus alone and arriving in worse condition than usual coronavirus patients, exceeded only by those infected in nursing homes.

“It was so much worse than I ever thought it would be,” said Dr. Kathleen Page, who helped communicate with the Spanish-speaking Latino patients at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore.