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Folk cures, pervasive in Hispanic community, no match for COVID-19

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 06, 2020 1:52 PM CT | Published: August 06, 2020 4:00 AM CT

José Lara was hospitalized this summer with COVID-19 and was treated with remdesivir at Methodist Hospital-North. His heart breaks for friends and family using folk remedies, including lemon juice.

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Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers healthcare and higher education for The Daily Memphian.


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