Dispatches from the COVID-19 wasteland
Fake-ish news: A reporter’s account from the initial days of outbreak while traveling home to see family
March 12, 2020
I land in SeaTac and already feel the oppressive presence of the coronavirus. My phone buzzes on my thigh as I turn airplane mode off and a podcast alert displays the headline “The Coronavirus Outbreak in Washington State.”
Blaring red corona...