Death by COVID-19 for Black Trans Sex Workers in Colombia

Around midnight, Mother Leydy called an ambulance since Alejandra Monocuco, her friend and housemate, could not breathe well. Approximately 50 minutes later, an ambulance arrived. However, the paramedics did not come with the necessary PPE, meaning it took them fifteen more minutes to safely enter the house after arriving. They took Alejandra‚Äôs temperature and took blood from her finger. The paramedics told them that she had no symptoms for COVID-19 and that there was no need to worry.  She was asked if she had any other symptoms, to which she replied that she was living with HIV. After that, the . . .