A patient’s return to hospital COVID-19 unit underscores uncertainty to come

COVID-19 Patient at Desert Valley Medical Group, Victorville
Janice Brown grimaces as nurse Jennifer Stolpp pokes her arm for dialysis at Desert Valley Hospital in Victorville.
(Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times)

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Brittny Mejia is a reporter on the Los Angeles Times’ Metro desk covering breaking news and stories on immigration and race. She is a military brat who calls Germany home and is a graduate of the University of Arizona.