Published as a column in CFJC Today Kamloops and Armchair Mayor News on Monday March 1, 2020.

It is nearly impossible to avoid the news about the coronavirus or COVID-19 nowadays. A couple of days ago a red and yellow photo depicting the virus caught my eye. Dramatic indeed. There is a reason why street signs are in yellow or red, to catch your eyes and alert you to something you should pay attention to. The photo did the same.