Day 9 of the Globe-trotting Travel Series is a heart-rending story from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the outbreak, which occurred during the weeks surrounding Chinese New Year. A young woman loses her fiancée to the coronavirus. This is her diary, turned into an animated short film by director Olmo Parenti. It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online series of short documentaries from independent creators, curated by The Atlantic. When you watch this, you need to be in a place where you can grieve, with plenty of tissues.
It is so important to remember that the hundreds of thousands dead from this virus all over the world were real people with names and faces, hopes and dreams.