New York Times: I Covered Coronavirus Victims. Then My Family Members Became Victims, Too.
New York Times: I Covered Coronavirus Victims. Then My Family Members Became Victims, Too.. “In a surreal way, reporting on the coronavirus tragedies of other families helped me cope with Covid in my own. I knew I wasn’t alone, and I was heartened by the strength I saw in others who were coping. And conversely, seeing those I love get infected — my husband, father, son, niece and mother-in-law are recovering, thank goodness — and losing a dear family member to the virus gave me a depth of empathy for others in my reporting that I could never have imagined otherwise.”