Alonso Moreira Death: Cause of Death,
“It’s too hard, and I miss my son,” Miller said as tears run down her face.
Miller had spent all her time caring for her son Alonso Moreira her 12-year-old son due to the Down syndrome he had been struggling with.
According to research; “Down syndrome is a condition in which a person has an extra chromosome. Chromosomes are small “packages” of genes in the body. They determine how a baby’s body forms and functions as it grows during pregnancy and after birth. Typically, a baby is born with 46 chromosomes.”
Alonso clocked 12, earlier this month. During this time, the mother and son were struggling to breathe. Eventually, they were both diagnosed with COVID.
The Paramedics took them to a hospital, where the mother and son laid opposite each other.
According to Miller, she pleaded to the doctors to transfer her son to a better hospital suitable for his age and condition.
Dr. Tina Tan, a pediatrician at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital said in a conversation that; “Children with any kind of underlying condition are at more risk of getting more severe COVID disease if they get infected, And many of those kids will be hospitalized. And unfortunately, some of them will die.”
Tan also added to her words; “These kids come from multi-generational homes with less easy access to health care, probably have an underlying condition such as obesity or asthma and are usually from lower socioeconomic areas where there’s a disparity in healthcare access.”
Miller confirmed that she and her son has not been vaccinated, but she is planning to do so before death took her son.
According to city data. Miller lives in Lawndale, where the vaccination rate is far lower than in many parts of Chicago.
After Miller’s discharge from the hospital, she confirmed that things have been very tough for her even more than before.
She works odd jobs, but “sometimes they pay me, and sometimes they don’t,” she said.
She said she got rid of her belongings after the dilemma that happened, fearing it could be possible for her to get infected again.
Miller added that her means of identification is no more valid, she has not gotten a new one and that makes her unable to apply for Medicaid.
Miller said she is making arrangements to get her ID renewed in the hopes she can pay for her son’s burial. For now, Alonso’s body remains at the morgue. She said she has reached out to charities but hasn’t heard back.
An online fundraiser has been started by Alonso’s family for his burial preparations.