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Pandemic dampens Lunar New Year celebrations

A fire dragon dance is performed during Lunar New Year celebrations in Sao Paulo, Brazil February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

A fire dragon dance is performed during Lunar New Year celebrations in Sao Paulo, Brazil February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

A fire dragon dance is performed during Lunar New Year celebrations in Sao Paulo, Brazil February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli
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People play games with family during Lunar New Year holiday in Taipei, Taiwan, February 13, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang

People play games with family during Lunar New Year holiday in Taipei, Taiwan, February 13, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang

People play games with family during Lunar New Year holiday in Taipei, Taiwan, February 13, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang
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Women are dressed in traditional hanfu dresses in a historic part of Beijing, China, February 14, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Women are dressed in traditional hanfu dresses in a historic part of Beijing, China, February 14, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Women are dressed in traditional hanfu dresses in a historic part of Beijing, China, February 14, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A girl runs around a temple during the Lunar New Year holiday in Taipei, Taiwan, February 14, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang

A girl runs around a temple during the Lunar New Year holiday in Taipei, Taiwan, February 14, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang

A girl runs around a temple during the Lunar New Year holiday in Taipei, Taiwan, February 14, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang
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Joseph Graziano and Alexa Lee celebrate Lunar New Year and Valentine's Day with confetti in Chinatown in Manhattan, New York, February 14, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Joseph Graziano and Alexa Lee celebrate Lunar New Year and Valentine's Day with confetti in Chinatown in Manhattan, New York, February 14, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Joseph Graziano and Alexa Lee celebrate Lunar New Year and Valentine's Day with confetti in Chinatown in Manhattan, New York, February 14, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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People play lottery cards during the Lunar New Year holiday in Taipei, Taiwan, February 14, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang

People play lottery cards during the Lunar New Year holiday in Taipei, Taiwan, February 14, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang

People play lottery cards during the Lunar New Year holiday in Taipei, Taiwan, February 14, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang
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A woman prays during the Lunar New Year holiday at a temple in Taipei, Taiwan, February 14, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang

A woman prays during the Lunar New Year holiday at a temple in Taipei, Taiwan, February 14, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang

A woman prays during the Lunar New Year holiday at a temple in Taipei, Taiwan, February 14, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang
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People pray at a temple during the Lunar New Year holiday in Taipei, Taiwan, February 14, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang

People pray at a temple during the Lunar New Year holiday in Taipei, Taiwan, February 14, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang

People pray at a temple during the Lunar New Year holiday in Taipei, Taiwan, February 14, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang
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A girls adjust her face mask in the street during the Lunar New Year celebration at the Chinatown in Bangkok, Thailand, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A girls adjust her face mask in the street during the Lunar New Year celebration at the Chinatown in Bangkok, Thailand, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A girls adjust her face mask in the street during the Lunar New Year celebration at the Chinatown in Bangkok, Thailand, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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A girl eats cotton candy while celebrating Lunar New Year in a historic part of Beijing, China, February 14, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A girl eats cotton candy while celebrating Lunar New Year in a historic part of Beijing, China, February 14, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A girl eats cotton candy while celebrating Lunar New Year in a historic part of Beijing, China, February 14, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A lion dance is performed during Lunar New Year celebrations in Sao Paulo, Brazil February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

A lion dance is performed during Lunar New Year celebrations in Sao Paulo, Brazil February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

A lion dance is performed during Lunar New Year celebrations in Sao Paulo, Brazil February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli
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A traditional Chinese opera actress wearing a face shield poses for a picture during Lunar New Year celebrations in Bangkok, Thailand, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

A traditional Chinese opera actress wearing a face shield poses for a picture during Lunar New Year celebrations in Bangkok, Thailand, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

A traditional Chinese opera actress wearing a face shield poses for a picture during Lunar New Year celebrations in Bangkok, Thailand, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa
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People take part in Lunar New Year celebrations in Chinatown area of Manhattan, New York, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People take part in Lunar New Year celebrations in Chinatown area of Manhattan, New York, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People take part in Lunar New Year celebrations in Chinatown area of Manhattan, New York, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A girl sits on a staircase during Lunar New Year celebrations in Bangkok, Thailand, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

A girl sits on a staircase during Lunar New Year celebrations in Bangkok, Thailand, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

A girl sits on a staircase during Lunar New Year celebrations in Bangkok, Thailand, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa
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Worshippers wearing face masks make offerings of incense sticks during the first day of Lunar New Year at Wong Tai Sin Temple in Hong Kong, China February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Worshippers wearing face masks make offerings of incense sticks during the first day of Lunar New Year at Wong Tai Sin Temple in Hong Kong, China February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Worshippers wearing face masks make offerings of incense sticks during the first day of Lunar New Year at Wong Tai Sin Temple in Hong Kong, China February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A worker handles dried incense sticks in a courtyard ahead of Lunar New Year celebrations in Quang Phu Cau village outside Hanoi, Vietnam, February 3, 2021. REUTERS/Thanh Hue

A worker handles dried incense sticks in a courtyard ahead of Lunar New Year celebrations in Quang Phu Cau village outside Hanoi, Vietnam, February 3, 2021. REUTERS/Thanh Hue

A worker handles dried incense sticks in a courtyard ahead of Lunar New Year celebrations in Quang Phu Cau village outside Hanoi, Vietnam, February 3, 2021. REUTERS/Thanh Hue
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A worker disinfects Thean Hou Temple during Lunar New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng

A worker disinfects Thean Hou Temple during Lunar New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng

A worker disinfects Thean Hou Temple during Lunar New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng
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Bui Van Cuong wears a gas mask as he braises black carp in claypots with longan firewood to serve as a traditional Vietnamese dish for Lunar New Year celebrations in Ha Nam province, Vietnam February 5, 2021. REUTERS/Kham

Bui Van Cuong wears a gas mask as he braises black carp in claypots with longan firewood to serve as a traditional Vietnamese dish for Lunar New Year celebrations in Ha Nam province, Vietnam February 5, 2021. REUTERS/Kham

Bui Van Cuong wears a gas mask as he braises black carp in claypots with longan firewood to serve as a traditional Vietnamese dish for Lunar New Year celebrations in Ha Nam province, Vietnam February 5, 2021. REUTERS/Kham
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Divers perform an underwater dragon show during Lunar New Year celebrations at an aquarium in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

Divers perform an underwater dragon show during Lunar New Year celebrations at an aquarium in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

Divers perform an underwater dragon show during Lunar New Year celebrations at an aquarium in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana
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A girl wearing a protective mask and face shield holds incense sticks while praying with her mother at the Surya Dharma temple during the Lunar New Year celebrations in Pekanbaru, Riau province, Indonesia, February 12, 2021. Antara Foto/FB Anggoro/ via REUTERS

A girl wearing a protective mask and face shield holds incense sticks while praying with her mother at the Surya Dharma temple during the Lunar New Year celebrations in Pekanbaru, Riau province, Indonesia, February 12, 2021. Antara Foto/FB Anggoro/...more

A girl wearing a protective mask and face shield holds incense sticks while praying with her mother at the Surya Dharma temple during the Lunar New Year celebrations in Pekanbaru, Riau province, Indonesia, February 12, 2021. Antara Foto/FB Anggoro/ via REUTERS
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Relatives of North Korean refugees set up an altar for a memorial service for their North Korean ancestors, near the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, in Paju, February 12, 2021, on the occasion of Seolnal, the Korean Lunar New Year.   REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Relatives of North Korean refugees set up an altar for a memorial service for their North Korean ancestors, near the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, in Paju, February 12, 2021, on the occasion of Seolnal, the Korean Lunar New Year.  ...more

Relatives of North Korean refugees set up an altar for a memorial service for their North Korean ancestors, near the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, in Paju, February 12, 2021, on the occasion of Seolnal, the Korean Lunar New Year.   REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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A woman attends celebrations for the Lunar New Year at a Chinese temple in Samut Prakan province, Thailand, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

A woman attends celebrations for the Lunar New Year at a Chinese temple in Samut Prakan province, Thailand, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

A woman attends celebrations for the Lunar New Year at a Chinese temple in Samut Prakan province, Thailand, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa
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Worshippers release birds for good luck during Lunar New Year celebrations at the Dharma Bhakti temple in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Worshippers release birds for good luck during Lunar New Year celebrations at the Dharma Bhakti temple in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Worshippers release birds for good luck during Lunar New Year celebrations at the Dharma Bhakti temple in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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Banknotes are stuffed into tiger sculptures at Dharma Bhakti temple during Lunar New Year celebrations in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Banknotes are stuffed into tiger sculptures at Dharma Bhakti temple during Lunar New Year celebrations in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Banknotes are stuffed into tiger sculptures at Dharma Bhakti temple during Lunar New Year celebrations in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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A worshipper holds incense sticks as he prays during Lunar New Year celebrations at the Dharma Bhakti temple in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 12, 2021. Antara Foto/Muhammad Adimaja/ via REUTERS

A worshipper holds incense sticks as he prays during Lunar New Year celebrations at the Dharma Bhakti temple in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 12, 2021. Antara Foto/Muhammad Adimaja/ via REUTERS

A worshipper holds incense sticks as he prays during Lunar New Year celebrations at the Dharma Bhakti temple in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 12, 2021. Antara Foto/Muhammad Adimaja/ via REUTERS
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Divers perform an underwater lion dance at KLCC Aquaria during Lunar New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng

Divers perform an underwater lion dance at KLCC Aquaria during Lunar New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng

Divers perform an underwater lion dance at KLCC Aquaria during Lunar New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng
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A man wearing a mask prays inside a temple in Chinatown during Lunar New Year in Manila, Philippines, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

A man wearing a mask prays inside a temple in Chinatown during Lunar New Year in Manila, Philippines, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

A man wearing a mask prays inside a temple in Chinatown during Lunar New Year in Manila, Philippines, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
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People attend celebrations for the Lunar New Year at a Chinese temple in Samut Prakan province, Thailand, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

People attend celebrations for the Lunar New Year at a Chinese temple in Samut Prakan province, Thailand, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

People attend celebrations for the Lunar New Year at a Chinese temple in Samut Prakan province, Thailand, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa
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Women wearing masks and shields take a selfie in front of a praying altar during Lunar New Year in Chinatown in Manila, Philippines, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Women wearing masks and shields take a selfie in front of a praying altar during Lunar New Year in Chinatown in Manila, Philippines, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Women wearing masks and shields take a selfie in front of a praying altar during Lunar New Year in Chinatown in Manila, Philippines, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
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A woman attends celebrations for the Lunar New Year at a Chinese temple in Samut Prakan province, Thailand, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

A woman attends celebrations for the Lunar New Year at a Chinese temple in Samut Prakan province, Thailand, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

A woman attends celebrations for the Lunar New Year at a Chinese temple in Samut Prakan province, Thailand, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa
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People watch Lunar New Year fireworks while wearing protective masks as they wait to enter a temple in Taipei, Taiwan, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang

People watch Lunar New Year fireworks while wearing protective masks as they wait to enter a temple in Taipei, Taiwan, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang

People watch Lunar New Year fireworks while wearing protective masks as they wait to enter a temple in Taipei, Taiwan, February 12, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang
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A worshipper holding incense sticks prays during the Lunar New Year eve at a temple in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

A worshipper holding incense sticks prays during the Lunar New Year eve at a temple in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

A worshipper holding incense sticks prays during the Lunar New Year eve at a temple in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana
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A giant lantern display depicting Caishen, the god of fortune, is seen under the Supertrees during the annual River Hongbao festival on the eve of the Lunar New Year of the Ox, otherwise known as the Spring Festival, at Singapore's Gardens by the Bay, February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Loriene Perera

A giant lantern display depicting Caishen, the god of fortune, is seen under the Supertrees during the annual River Hongbao festival on the eve of the Lunar New Year of the Ox, otherwise known as the Spring Festival, at Singapore's Gardens by the...more

A giant lantern display depicting Caishen, the god of fortune, is seen under the Supertrees during the annual River Hongbao festival on the eve of the Lunar New Year of the Ox, otherwise known as the Spring Festival, at Singapore's Gardens by the Bay, February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Loriene Perera
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People wait to get their temperature measured before entering a temple, during a Lunar New Year prayer in Taipei, Taiwan, February 11 ,2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang

People wait to get their temperature measured before entering a temple, during a Lunar New Year prayer in Taipei, Taiwan, February 11 ,2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang

People wait to get their temperature measured before entering a temple, during a Lunar New Year prayer in Taipei, Taiwan, February 11 ,2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang
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Dogs wearing face masks and face shields sit on top of a rickshaw as it passes through Chinatown in Manila, Philippines, February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Dogs wearing face masks and face shields sit on top of a rickshaw as it passes through Chinatown in Manila, Philippines, February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

Dogs wearing face masks and face shields sit on top of a rickshaw as it passes through Chinatown in Manila, Philippines, February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
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Liu Yuting and her family enjoy Lunar New Year dinner at a Haidilao hotpot restaurant with relatives in Jilin province via video link after they decided not to travel to their hometown following authorities' advice after a coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Liu Yuting and her family enjoy Lunar New Year dinner at a Haidilao hotpot restaurant with relatives in Jilin province via video link after they decided not to travel to their hometown following authorities' advice after a coronavirus outbreak in...more

Liu Yuting and her family enjoy Lunar New Year dinner at a Haidilao hotpot restaurant with relatives in Jilin province via video link after they decided not to travel to their hometown following authorities' advice after a coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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A customer, wearing a face mask, smells flowers during a Lunar New Year fair at Victoria Park in Hong Kong, China February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A customer, wearing a face mask, smells flowers during a Lunar New Year fair at Victoria Park in Hong Kong, China February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

A customer, wearing a face mask, smells flowers during a Lunar New Year fair at Victoria Park in Hong Kong, China February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Visitors walk among decorations for the Lunar New Year at a shopping mall in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

Visitors walk among decorations for the Lunar New Year at a shopping mall in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

Visitors walk among decorations for the Lunar New Year at a shopping mall in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana
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Vendors write Chinese calligraphy with words of blessing on red papers for sale, ahead of the Lunar New Year in Hong Kong, China February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Vendors write Chinese calligraphy with words of blessing on red papers for sale, ahead of the Lunar New Year in Hong Kong, China February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Vendors write Chinese calligraphy with words of blessing on red papers for sale, ahead of the Lunar New Year in Hong Kong, China February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Visitors wearing face masks take pictures inside the Man Mo Temple, ahead of the Lunar New Year in Hong Kong, China February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Visitors wearing face masks take pictures inside the Man Mo Temple, ahead of the Lunar New Year in Hong Kong, China February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Visitors wearing face masks take pictures inside the Man Mo Temple, ahead of the Lunar New Year in Hong Kong, China February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Man wearing a protective mask shops for decorations at a shopping mall ahead of the Lunar New Year in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

Man wearing a protective mask shops for decorations at a shopping mall ahead of the Lunar New Year in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

Man wearing a protective mask shops for decorations at a shopping mall ahead of the Lunar New Year in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana
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A cat is seen among incense sticks drying at a home industry factory ahead of the Lunar New Year in Tangerang, on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A cat is seen among incense sticks drying at a home industry factory ahead of the Lunar New Year in Tangerang, on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

A cat is seen among incense sticks drying at a home industry factory ahead of the Lunar New Year in Tangerang, on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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A woman wearing a face mask looks on ahead of the Lunar New Year celebration at the Chinatown in Bangkok, Thailand, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

A woman wearing a face mask looks on ahead of the Lunar New Year celebration at the Chinatown in Bangkok, Thailand, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

A woman wearing a face mask looks on ahead of the Lunar New Year celebration at the Chinatown in Bangkok, Thailand, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa
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A woman wearing a protective mask walks past Lunar New Year decoration at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng

A woman wearing a protective mask walks past Lunar New Year decoration at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng

A woman wearing a protective mask walks past Lunar New Year decoration at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng
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People shop while wearing masks ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday in Taipei, Taiwan, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang

People shop while wearing masks ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday in Taipei, Taiwan, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang

People shop while wearing masks ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday in Taipei, Taiwan, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang
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A woman wearing a face mask looks on ahead of the Lunar New Year celebration at the Chinatown in Bangkok, Thailand, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

A woman wearing a face mask looks on ahead of the Lunar New Year celebration at the Chinatown in Bangkok, Thailand, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

A woman wearing a face mask looks on ahead of the Lunar New Year celebration at the Chinatown in Bangkok, Thailand, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa
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People buy food ahead of the Lunar New Year celebration in Bangkok, Thailand, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

People buy food ahead of the Lunar New Year celebration in Bangkok, Thailand, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

People buy food ahead of the Lunar New Year celebration in Bangkok, Thailand, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa
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A member of Kun Seng Keng Lion and Dragon Dance Association, demonstrates a dance with an ox mask designed for Lunar New Year at a training centre, during an interview with Reuters, in Muar, Malaysia February 5, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng

A member of Kun Seng Keng Lion and Dragon Dance Association, demonstrates a dance with an ox mask designed for Lunar New Year at a training centre, during an interview with Reuters, in Muar, Malaysia February 5, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng

A member of Kun Seng Keng Lion and Dragon Dance Association, demonstrates a dance with an ox mask designed for Lunar New Year at a training centre, during an interview with Reuters, in Muar, Malaysia February 5, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng
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Women stand on a street ahead of the Lunar New Year celebration at the Chinatown in Bangkok, Thailand, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

Women stand on a street ahead of the Lunar New Year celebration at the Chinatown in Bangkok, Thailand, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

Women stand on a street ahead of the Lunar New Year celebration at the Chinatown in Bangkok, Thailand, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa
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A kite flies in a park ahead of Lunar New Year celebrations in Beijing, China February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A kite flies in a park ahead of Lunar New Year celebrations in Beijing, China February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A kite flies in a park ahead of Lunar New Year celebrations in Beijing, China February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Vendor wearing a protective mask stands as she waits for customers at a street market selling decorations for the Lunar New Year in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 4, 2021. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

Vendor wearing a protective mask stands as she waits for customers at a street market selling decorations for the Lunar New Year in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 4, 2021. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

Vendor wearing a protective mask stands as she waits for customers at a street market selling decorations for the Lunar New Year in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 4, 2021. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana
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People shop ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday in Taipei, Taiwan, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang

People shop ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday in Taipei, Taiwan, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang

People shop ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday in Taipei, Taiwan, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang
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People pray at a temple ahead of the Lunar New Year celebration in Bangkok, Thailand, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

People pray at a temple ahead of the Lunar New Year celebration in Bangkok, Thailand, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

People pray at a temple ahead of the Lunar New Year celebration in Bangkok, Thailand, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa
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A woman waits in the departure hall of Beijing South Railway station ahead of Lunar New Year in Beijing, China, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A woman waits in the departure hall of Beijing South Railway station ahead of Lunar New Year in Beijing, China, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A woman waits in the departure hall of Beijing South Railway station ahead of Lunar New Year in Beijing, China, February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Members of Kun Seng Keng Lion and Dragon Dance Association, demonstrate a traditional Chinese lion dance at a training centre, during an interview with Reuters, in Muar, Malaysia February 5, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng

Members of Kun Seng Keng Lion and Dragon Dance Association, demonstrate a traditional Chinese lion dance at a training centre, during an interview with Reuters, in Muar, Malaysia February 5, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng

Members of Kun Seng Keng Lion and Dragon Dance Association, demonstrate a traditional Chinese lion dance at a training centre, during an interview with Reuters, in Muar, Malaysia February 5, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng
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Workers clean a giant Buddha statue at a temple ahead of Lunar New Year celebrations in Bogor, West Java province, Indonesia, February 7, 2021.  Antara Foto/Arif Firmansyah/ via REUTERS

Workers clean a giant Buddha statue at a temple ahead of Lunar New Year celebrations in Bogor, West Java province, Indonesia, February 7, 2021.  Antara Foto/Arif Firmansyah/ via REUTERS

Workers clean a giant Buddha statue at a temple ahead of Lunar New Year celebrations in Bogor, West Java province, Indonesia, February 7, 2021.  Antara Foto/Arif Firmansyah/ via REUTERS
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Workers put up final adjustments to Lunar New Year decorations at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore February 8, 2021. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Workers put up final adjustments to Lunar New Year decorations at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore February 8, 2021. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Workers put up final adjustments to Lunar New Year decorations at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore February 8, 2021. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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A boy wearing a face mask plays badminton at a street decorated for Lunar New Year celebrations in Wuhan, Hubei province, China February 8, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song

A boy wearing a face mask plays badminton at a street decorated for Lunar New Year celebrations in Wuhan, Hubei province, China February 8, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song

A boy wearing a face mask plays badminton at a street decorated for Lunar New Year celebrations in Wuhan, Hubei province, China February 8, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song
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People wearing protective suits walk in the Beijing West railway station ahead of upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations in Beijing, China, January 27, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

People wearing protective suits walk in the Beijing West railway station ahead of upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations in Beijing, China, January 27, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

People wearing protective suits walk in the Beijing West railway station ahead of upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations in Beijing, China, January 27, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A man waits for customers to sell kumquat trees which are decorated at home during Lunar New Year celebrations in Hanoi, Vietnam February 4, 2021. REUTERS/Kham

A man waits for customers to sell kumquat trees which are decorated at home during Lunar New Year celebrations in Hanoi, Vietnam February 4, 2021. REUTERS/Kham

A man waits for customers to sell kumquat trees which are decorated at home during Lunar New Year celebrations in Hanoi, Vietnam February 4, 2021. REUTERS/Kham
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A man releases carps to Hoan Kiem lake on Kitchen God's Day as part of Lunar New Year celebrations in Hanoi, Vietnam February 4, 2021. REUTERS/Kham

A man releases carps to Hoan Kiem lake on Kitchen God's Day as part of Lunar New Year celebrations in Hanoi, Vietnam February 4, 2021. REUTERS/Kham

A man releases carps to Hoan Kiem lake on Kitchen God's Day as part of Lunar New Year celebrations in Hanoi, Vietnam February 4, 2021. REUTERS/Kham
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A man wearing a protective face mask washes a religious statue ahead of the Lunar New Year celebration at a temple in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 4, 2021. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

A man wearing a protective face mask washes a religious statue ahead of the Lunar New Year celebration at a temple in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 4, 2021. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

A man wearing a protective face mask washes a religious statue ahead of the Lunar New Year celebration at a temple in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 4, 2021. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana
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Visitors wearing face masks take pictures during the annual Dahlia Dreams floral display ahead of the Lunar New Year of the Ox, otherwise known as the Spring Festival, at Singapore's Gardens by the Bay, January 31, 2021. REUTERS/Loriene Perera

Visitors wearing face masks take pictures during the annual Dahlia Dreams floral display ahead of the Lunar New Year of the Ox, otherwise known as the Spring Festival, at Singapore's Gardens by the Bay, January 31, 2021. REUTERS/Loriene Perera

Visitors wearing face masks take pictures during the annual Dahlia Dreams floral display ahead of the Lunar New Year of the Ox, otherwise known as the Spring Festival, at Singapore's Gardens by the Bay, January 31, 2021. REUTERS/Loriene Perera
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Visitors wearing face masks look at light sculptures of flowers during the annual Dahlia Dreams floral display ahead of the Lunar New Year of the Ox, otherwise known as the Spring Festival, at Singapore's Gardens by the Bay, January 31, 2021. REUTERS/Loriene Perera

Visitors wearing face masks look at light sculptures of flowers during the annual Dahlia Dreams floral display ahead of the Lunar New Year of the Ox, otherwise known as the Spring Festival, at Singapore's Gardens by the Bay, January 31, 2021....more

Visitors wearing face masks look at light sculptures of flowers during the annual Dahlia Dreams floral display ahead of the Lunar New Year of the Ox, otherwise known as the Spring Festival, at Singapore's Gardens by the Bay, January 31, 2021. REUTERS/Loriene Perera
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Security guards wearing face masks carry a giant balloon in the shape of a fish ahead of the Lunar New Year at Yu Garden in Shanghai, China January 29, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song

Security guards wearing face masks carry a giant balloon in the shape of a fish ahead of the Lunar New Year at Yu Garden in Shanghai, China January 29, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song

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