Coronavirus Knows Nothing of Your Borders

Viruses could teach us much about man-made barriers

Marie T Smith
The Bad Influence
Published in
2 min readMar 1, 2020


Image: Martin Olsen on Unsplash

I watch the map of the world gradually turn pink — then red.

Coronavirus is changing the face of our boundaries.

Or is it?

On the one hand, it creeps from continent to continent. From country to country. As if there were no borders.