Silvia Huerta Lopez
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Bioethics Forum Essay
“If the virus doesn’t kill us, the stress and anxiety will.” Immigrants during Covid
Growing isolation, financial challenges and disease burden during the Covid-19 pandemic threaten to worsen the mental health needs of the entire U.S. population. These challenges are heightened among immigrants with untreated chronic mental health conditions as they experience added psychological distress owing to harsh immigration policies and worsening structural barriers to health during the pandemic.