Tag: Coronavirus

COVID-19: A Personal Journey

by Christina Fahy It started in January 2020. Drips of news. A virus was infecting China. My husband and I found this morbidly fascinating. We searched the web. We found footage that evaded China’s censorship. We viewed people dropping dead in the streets, colloquially referred to as ‘dropsies’. Wuhan entered lockdown. We saw a city of 11 million with empty streets; the end of the world was happening. Hospitals were packed with the infected. Makeshift hospitals were popping up. Apartment complex doors were welded shut. Men in hazmat suits sprayed disinfectant in the streets while riding Segways. Primed by a…