‘Grief overload’: Families absorb multiple virus deaths

  • In this Monday, May 18, 2020 photo, Belvin Jefferson White poses with a portrait of her father Saymon Jefferson at Saymon’s home in Baton Rouge, La. Belvin recently lost both her father and her uncle, Willie Lee Jefferson, to COVID-19. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

It may seem hard to imagine the cruel toll of the coronavirus getting any worse than losing one of those closest to you. But Johnjalene Woods has been dealt that pain three times over.