Memoirs from a Virus
In late 2019, a mysterious illness began to creep through the city of Wuhan, China. Symptomatically similar to other coronaviruses, COVID-19 proved to be far more transmissible, contagious, and pervasive than any virus seen before.As the global economy and cities around the world shut down in an attempt to control the viral spread, one nation in particular faced chaotic upheaval. False news, conspiracy theories, and a general distrust of science soon led to an insurgence of epidemic proportions.This is the story of the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States of America. How is it that we, the novel coronavirus, could bring such a global superpower to its knees? Find out in Memoirs from a Virus.