She was deaf, pregnant and one of the more than 1 million people who have died after testing positive for the coronavirus

Summarized by Matthew Dehler, staff writer

America alone has suffered over 200,000 casualties due to coronavirus–and well over a million deaths have occurred worldwide from the pandemic. Just one example is a young deaf woman by the name of Brandi Christine Case-Wallace. At 33 years years old, the girl was deaf and had suffered horrible abuse in her youth. Though she was able to recover from her neglect, her life would ultimately be cut short. She passed away in July due to the coronavirus when she was 8 months pregnant.

Brandi’s situation needs to stand as a warning: to not underestimate the virus. Everyone should take care of themselves, from washing hands, wearing protective masks, and staying well apart from others.

Read the full article here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/she-was-deaf-pregnant-and-one-of-the-more-than-1-million-people-who-have-died-after-testing-positive-for-the-coronavirus/2020/09/30/e72796ba-0346-11eb-897d-3a6201d6643f_story.html

Edited by Stephanie Stott, Staff Writer

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