Has the Coronavirus outbreak been engineered by a hostile alien race?
No, it is man-made, as part of an political offensive. Such things are almost always the result of one or more of the following distorted emotions: protectiveness, fear, anger, or pain. Sometimes also greed.
Will life return to normal within the next year or two?
A life that does not live in harmony with its environment is not "normal". This is a chance for us to return to self-reliance and respectful interaction with all life. So, the answer is no... assuming you mean whether life will return to the way it was before.