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Shanghai bursts back to life as COVID lockdown lifts

A woman drives a car through a street as the city prepares to end the two-month lockdown in Shanghai, China, May 31, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song

A woman drives a car through a street as the city prepares to end the two-month lockdown in Shanghai, China, May 31, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song

A woman drives a car through a street as the city prepares to end the two-month lockdown in Shanghai, China, May 31, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Children wearing protective face masks play amid bubbles at a park in Shanghai, May 31. REUTERS/Aly Song

Children wearing protective face masks play amid bubbles at a park in Shanghai, May 31. REUTERS/Aly Song

Children wearing protective face masks play amid bubbles at a park in Shanghai, May 31. REUTERS/Aly Song
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People spend time outdoors at a riverside park, after the lockdown was lifted, in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

People spend time outdoors at a riverside park, after the lockdown was lifted, in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

People spend time outdoors at a riverside park, after the lockdown was lifted, in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Li Menghua, a barbershop owner cuts a customer's hair at his friend's barbershop in Shanghai, China June 2. REUTERS/Aly Song

Li Menghua, a barbershop owner cuts a customer's hair at his friend's barbershop in Shanghai, China June 2. REUTERS/Aly Song

Li Menghua, a barbershop owner cuts a customer's hair at his friend's barbershop in Shanghai, China June 2. REUTERS/Aly Song
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People wearing face masks stand at a food store behind makeshift fences in Shanghai, China June 2. REUTERS/Aly Song

People wearing face masks stand at a food store behind makeshift fences in Shanghai, China June 2. REUTERS/Aly Song

People wearing face masks stand at a food store behind makeshift fences in Shanghai, China June 2. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Women wearing face masks ride shared bicycles at an intersection in Shanghai, China June 2. REUTERS/Aly Song

Women wearing face masks ride shared bicycles at an intersection in Shanghai, China June 2. REUTERS/Aly Song

Women wearing face masks ride shared bicycles at an intersection in Shanghai, China June 2. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A worker in a protective suit cleans the floor at a subway station in Shanghai, China June 2. REUTERS/Aly Song

A worker in a protective suit cleans the floor at a subway station in Shanghai, China June 2. REUTERS/Aly Song

A worker in a protective suit cleans the floor at a subway station in Shanghai, China June 2. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A police officer in a protective suit checks on a commuter at a subway station in Shanghai, China June 2. REUTERS/Aly Song

A police officer in a protective suit checks on a commuter at a subway station in Shanghai, China June 2. REUTERS/Aly Song

A police officer in a protective suit checks on a commuter at a subway station in Shanghai, China June 2. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Commuters wearing face masks ride a subway train in Shanghai, China June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

Commuters wearing face masks ride a subway train in Shanghai, China June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

Commuters wearing face masks ride a subway train in Shanghai, China June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song
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People wearing face masks visit the Bund, after the lockdown was lifted in Shanghai, June 1. The Bund was bustling with visitors enjoying time outdoors and taking selfies of themselves at the historic riverside plaza.  
REUTERS/Aly Song

People wearing face masks visit the Bund, after the lockdown was lifted in Shanghai, June 1. The Bund was bustling with visitors enjoying time outdoors and taking selfies of themselves at the historic riverside plaza. REUTERS/Aly Song

People wearing face masks visit the Bund, after the lockdown was lifted in Shanghai, June 1. The Bund was bustling with visitors enjoying time outdoors and taking selfies of themselves at the historic riverside plaza. REUTERS/Aly Song
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People hug on a street in Shanghai, May 31. REUTERS/Aly Song

People hug on a street in Shanghai, May 31. REUTERS/Aly Song

People hug on a street in Shanghai, May 31. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A boy wearing a face mask rides a bicycle at a riverside park in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

A boy wearing a face mask rides a bicycle at a riverside park in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

A boy wearing a face mask rides a bicycle at a riverside park in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song
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People spend time outdoors at a riverside park in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

People spend time outdoors at a riverside park in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

People spend time outdoors at a riverside park in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A man serves watermelon slices to customers sitting outside a cafe in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

A man serves watermelon slices to customers sitting outside a cafe in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

A man serves watermelon slices to customers sitting outside a cafe in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Children play outdoors at a riverside park after the lockdown was lifted in Shanghai, June 1.   REUTERS/Aly Song

Children play outdoors at a riverside park after the lockdown was lifted in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

Children play outdoors at a riverside park after the lockdown was lifted in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A child wearing a face mask sits inside a tricycle on a road in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

A child wearing a face mask sits inside a tricycle on a road in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

A child wearing a face mask sits inside a tricycle on a road in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song
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People spend time outdoors at a riverside park in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

People spend time outdoors at a riverside park in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

People spend time outdoors at a riverside park in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Staff members wait at an entrance to enter a shopping mall in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

Staff members wait at an entrance to enter a shopping mall in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

Staff members wait at an entrance to enter a shopping mall in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song
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People wearing face masks sit on a street, after the lockdown was lifted, in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

People wearing face masks sit on a street, after the lockdown was lifted, in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

People wearing face masks sit on a street, after the lockdown was lifted, in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song
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People drink on a street, as the city prepares to end the lockdown, in Shanghai, May 31. REUTERS/Aly Song

People drink on a street, as the city prepares to end the lockdown, in Shanghai, May 31. REUTERS/Aly Song

People drink on a street, as the city prepares to end the lockdown, in Shanghai, May 31. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A Kyowa container ship sails past people spending time at a riverside park in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

A Kyowa container ship sails past people spending time at a riverside park in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

A Kyowa container ship sails past people spending time at a riverside park in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song
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People picnic near a statue at a park in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

People picnic near a statue at a park in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

People picnic near a statue at a park in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Riders wearing face masks cross a road in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

Riders wearing face masks cross a road in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

Riders wearing face masks cross a road in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A resident interacts with a dog as people spend time outdoors at a riverside park in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

A resident interacts with a dog as people spend time outdoors at a riverside park in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

A resident interacts with a dog as people spend time outdoors at a riverside park in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A woman poses for a jump shot on the Bund, in front of buildings in the Lujiazui financial district, in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

A woman poses for a jump shot on the Bund, in front of buildings in the Lujiazui financial district, in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song

A woman poses for a jump shot on the Bund, in front of buildings in the Lujiazui financial district, in Shanghai, June 1. REUTERS/Aly Song
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People dance on a street in Shanghai, May 31. REUTERS/Aly Song

People dance on a street in Shanghai, May 31. REUTERS/Aly Song

People dance on a street in Shanghai, May 31. REUTERS/Aly Song
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