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Picture of elderly man infected with coronavirus, talking through a window with his wife goes viral

A picture of an elderly man infected with coronavirus, talking through a window with his wife is going viral online.

The heartbreaking image was posted by Reuters on Instagram and showed an elderly Gene Campbell talking to his wife, Dorothy Campbell, of more than 60 years through a glass window.

The image was taken at the Life Care Center of Kirkland in Kirkland, Washington which has reported at least 18 coronavirus cases, including six deaths.




The caption of the post read, “Gene Campbell talks through a window with his wife of more than 60 years, Dorothy Campbell, at the Life Care Center of Kirkland, the long-term care facility linked to several confirmed coronavirus cases in the state, in Kirkland, Washington.”

The image received several comments.  One user wrote, “Heartbreaking.” Another wrote, “Hope he comes out strong.”



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