As COVID-19 continues to sweep the nation, Latinx people are among those who are being hit the hardest.
"I would equate what we've seen with the Latino population as kind of the perfect storm," said Dr. Joseph Betancourt, the vice president and chief equity and inclusion officer at Massachusetts General Hospital, in an interview with NPR's Morning Edition.
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