Peter Chang, Opinion contributor Published 12:03 p.m. ET March 25, 2020 | Updated 4:02 p.m. ET March 25, 2020CLOSE With coronavirus sweeping across the world, it’s easy to forget the epicenter of the disease, Wuhan. Wuhan can be compared to Pittsburgh or Chicago. USA TODAYAs I donated supplies to my hometown to aid their fight against COVID-19, I quickly found myself in a fight for my own survival.More than just a movie, “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” is a Chinese idiom, emphasizing the importance of waiting for the right moment to strike. At no time have I, the owner of a chain of Chinese restaurants, felt like that applied to my life more than during this coronavirus outbreak. In January, close to the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year, the coronavirus epidemic was identified in my hometown of Wuhan, and it rapidly spread throughout China. Immediately, a state of panic hit Chinese communities and businesses throughout the United States.Not only were long-awaited Chinese New Year reunion dinners canceled, but fear caused people to significantly cut back on dining at Chinese restaurants. As was the case for other Chinese businesses, sales plummeted at my eight Maryland and Virginia locations.Though business was slower, for a while, a few guests


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