I Survived the Epicenter--Story From an Italian Student from China.

Submitted by Li Wei, an Italian student from China.


Monologue of An International Student. Overall, I’ve lived in Italy for almost five years. I’ve been following the development of coronavirus worldwide for some weeks, so when on Friday I read the news that many cases had been reported in Lombardia, not far from Milan, I was immediately worried. Especially because Milan is a lot like Dublin, in the sense that many people travel from all around the city, far and wide, to work and study in Milan. From Friday evening I began buying food and drink from my local supermarket, and by Sunday morning, before any panic had set in, I had already organiz