How My Dad Got Covid-19 And Kept Living a Normal Life for Weeks

“Just letting you know I have had some stomach bug for a while but it’s no big deal.” That’s how my dad told me by phone (unknowingly) that he had Covid-19. It was just the beginning of the outbreak spreading beyond China and most people were still not really aware of it. My dad is high risk because he is 75 but being retired in the suburbs of Paris and not very social, he doesn’t expose himself to many germs. Except for one important detail: his wife works in central Paris, commutes daily in a crowded train, and works with homeless people so she…

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