Lara’s mother, the young woman who died of covid, will report to the hospital: “I will fight for justice to be done”. In addition, it will seek help to promote a bill so that diabetics can be considered a priority. The 22-year-old was diabetic and, due to the collapse of Argentine hospitals, she did not get medical attention in time.
Claudia Sánchez, Lara Arreguiz’s mother, has announced that she is going to file a lawsuit against the health centers that her daughter visited in search of specialized care after having been infected with covid-19 and having serious symptoms.
“Now I am going to fight for her and for justice to be done,” the mother explained to the Argentine media La Nación . Lara’s family spent almost two days looking for a hospital bed for the young woman, first at the Protomédico de Santa Fe health center and later at the Iturraspe Hospital. “They told us there were no beds,” says Claudia.
The director of the hospital where Lara waited on the floor before dying denies the accusations: “There were chairs in the room”.
The 22-year-old was diabetic and, due to the collapse of Argentine hospitals, she did not get medical attention until it was too late.
Lara starred in the image that has shocked Argentina , as she had to lie on the hospital floor waiting to be treated while drowning. “She felt very sick and told me that she was going to faint. She told me that she wanted to lie down, she settled down on the floor and I put a jacket on her,” her mother explained.
After the events, the young woman’s mother has decided to leave the case in the hands of justice: “They are not going to return Lara to us, but we are going to try to ensure that what happened to her does not happen to another insulin dependent .” In addition, Claudia is going to seek help to promote a bill so that diabetics can be considered a priority for any health treatment in the country.
“My daughter needed to be seen faster. Now I am going to fight for it and for justice to be done because it was not fair how it ended, ”Claudia quits. Lara’s parents shared the photo to make the young population aware that the virus is deadly for them too. “People do not understand what is happening. Many say that this is all a lie,” said the father.