Undocumented With COVID-19: Many Face A Long Recovery, Largely On Their Own

José spent three months in the hospital being treated for COVID-19. "All of the nurses clapped for me as I was leaving the hospital," he says. But now he faces a long recovery at home.

People can spend months recovering from COVID-19 and sometimes have lasting disabilities. That is especially hard for undocumented people, who often are in high-risk jobs without health insurance.

(Image credit: Eddie Quiñones for NPR)

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