We are now entering the fifth week of lockdown here in Paris. [Note: article submitted May 6, 2020] I have to say, while I have been relatively spared and privileged with my partner here these past few weeks, I have also been quite alarmed for my parents who both fall in the at-risk population.
Our neighbors Spain and obviously Italy have been tragically hard-hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, just as the horrible death toll reaches the 14.000 mark here in France when I am writing this (April 13, 2020).
I have personally been reading up a lot during the lockdown, trying to keep up with the horrifying daily news, while also trying not to get too overwhelmed and distressed. There is a lot of available and often conflicting material out there, which can be confusing, especially in a time of crisis when accurate, timely and relevant information is needed.Download Article 1K Club