The Coronavirus Chronicle

The Coronavirus Chronicle #31: IN THE ZONE IN FRANCE

todayMay 13, 2020


The first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is ending in Germany and elsewhere in Europe, where governments are trying to figure out how best to restart public life and work. So how are people managing this “new normal”?

For Joanna Bridges, 59, and her husband, who live in a picturesque market town in the Pyrenees foothills, one challenge is the clampdown on being outdoors.

Bridges’ new job as a caregiver for a British woman suffering from dementia has become a balancing act.

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“A barbecue feels like a big treat at the moment.”

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Written by: monika.mueller.kroll

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