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Detained

List of authors.
  • Merlys Rodriguez-Hernandez, M.D.,
  • Tara C. Pilato, B.A.,
  • Kayleigh A. Yerdon, B.S.,
  • Ian M. Kysel, J.D., L.L.M.,
  • Faten Taki, Ph.D.,
  • Stephen Yale-Loehr, J.D.,
  • Gunisha Kaur, M.D.,
  • illustrated by Alison E. Burke, M.A.,
  • and Natalie Koscal, M.A.

This Graphic Perspective tells the story of a Cuban doctor who, having been targeted by her government as a dissident, seeks asylum in the United States, only to find herself trapped in a detention center for many months during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Funding and Disclosures

Disclosure forms provided by the authors are available with the full text of this article at NEJM.org.

Dr. Rodriguez-Hernandez, Ms. Pilato, and Ms. Yerdon contributed equally to this article.

This article was published on May 8, 2021, at NEJM.org.

Author Affiliations

From Louisville, KY (M.R.-H.); Weill Cornell Medical College (T.C.P.) and the Department of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medicine (F.T., G.K.) both in New York; and Cornell Law School, Ithaca, NY (K.A.Y., I.M.K., S.Y.-L.).

From Louisville, KY (M.R.-H.); Weill Cornell Medical College (T.C.P.) and the Department of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medicine (F.T., G.K.) both in New York; and Cornell Law School, Ithaca, NY (K.A.Y., I.M.K., S.Y.-L.).

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