In the early spring of 2020, the city of Wuhan, China, experienced an unexpected outbreak of a novel coronavirus infection which led to hundreds of thousands of illnesses and is now called coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Wuhan is a city with a population of 10 million, and the disease rapidly spread, taking thousands of lives. Scientists quickly identified the virus, and the Chinese government made a prompt decision to quarantine the whole city. In the meantime, thousands of medical professionals traveled to Wuhan to save lives.

This painting illustrates people’s fear and anxiety regarding the virus. There were many infected patients, which resulted in numerous deaths. When we created this painting, it was reported that bats were considered the intermediate hosts of the new coronavirus. However, this relationship exists naturally in the world. If humans do not...

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