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Hard-hit by COVID-19, Latinos bear mental health burden 8 months into pandemic

Nov. 20, 2020

Anxiety and depression can have physical effects like severe headaches, stomach pains, chills and difficulty breathing. These symptoms overlap with those of COVID-19, for instance, so it can create an extra layer of panic. The worrying can worsen the symptoms, said Dr. Marisa Echenique, a clinical psychologist at the University of Miami and associate professor in the university’s department of psychiatry.

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