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Social distancing to prevent coronavirus spread

Friends and neighbors, Sarah and Elizabeth, talk about their weekends from opposite sides of the road as they maintain social distance in a neighborhood in Syracuse, New York, April 5. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

Friends and neighbors, Sarah and Elizabeth, talk about their weekends from opposite sides of the road as they maintain social distance in a neighborhood in Syracuse, New York, April 5. REUTERS/Maranie Staab

Friends and neighbors, Sarah and Elizabeth, talk about their weekends from opposite sides of the road as they maintain social distance in a neighborhood in Syracuse, New York, April 5. REUTERS/Maranie Staab
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Shoppers wear face masks while practicing social distancing at a Trader Joe's in Emeryville, California, April 6. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Shoppers wear face masks while practicing social distancing at a Trader Joe's in Emeryville, California, April 6. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Shoppers wear face masks while practicing social distancing at a Trader Joe's in Emeryville, California, April 6. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Workers of the Nairobi City County Government line up while observing social distancing to collect letters of redeployment by the Nairobi Metropolitan Services in Nairobi, Kenya, April 6. REUTERS/Njeri Mwangi

Workers of the Nairobi City County Government line up while observing social distancing to collect letters of redeployment by the Nairobi Metropolitan Services in Nairobi, Kenya, April 6. REUTERS/Njeri Mwangi

Workers of the Nairobi City County Government line up while observing social distancing to collect letters of redeployment by the Nairobi Metropolitan Services in Nairobi, Kenya, April 6. REUTERS/Njeri Mwangi
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Residents take part in a socializing hour in the courtyard of their apartment complex while keeping a social distance in Pasadena, California, April 5. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Residents take part in a socializing hour in the courtyard of their apartment complex while keeping a social distance in Pasadena, California, April 5. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Residents take part in a socializing hour in the courtyard of their apartment complex while keeping a social distance in Pasadena, California, April 5. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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A tourist wearing a protective mask sits on a social distancing seat as she waits for her flight at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International airport in Thailand, April 4.  REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A tourist wearing a protective mask sits on a social distancing seat as she waits for her flight at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International airport in Thailand, April 4. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A tourist wearing a protective mask sits on a social distancing seat as she waits for her flight at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International airport in Thailand, April 4. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Local residents, wearing protective face masks, practice social distancing as they wait to shop for fruits and vegetables in Nice, France, April 3. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Local residents, wearing protective face masks, practice social distancing as they wait to shop for fruits and vegetables in Nice, France, April 3. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Local residents, wearing protective face masks, practice social distancing as they wait to shop for fruits and vegetables in Nice, France, April 3. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
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People stand on the lines drawn to maintain safe distance as they wait to receive free food in Chennai, India, April 1. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

People stand on the lines drawn to maintain safe distance as they wait to receive free food in Chennai, India, April 1. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

People stand on the lines drawn to maintain safe distance as they wait to receive free food in Chennai, India, April 1. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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Tables and chairs are taped up to keep social distancing at a Starbucks coffee shop in Hong Kong, China, April 2. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Tables and chairs are taped up to keep social distancing at a Starbucks coffee shop in Hong Kong, China, April 2. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Tables and chairs are taped up to keep social distancing at a Starbucks coffee shop in Hong Kong, China, April 2. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A delivery courier leaves pizza on a doorstep in Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 25. REUTERS/Eva Plevier

A delivery courier leaves pizza on a doorstep in Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 25. REUTERS/Eva Plevier

A delivery courier leaves pizza on a doorstep in Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 25. REUTERS/Eva Plevier
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Urinals are pictured with some blocked off in order for people to distance themselves at motorway services on the M20 in Maidstone, Britain, March 26. REUTERS/John Sibley

Urinals are pictured with some blocked off in order for people to distance themselves at motorway services on the M20 in Maidstone, Britain, March 26. REUTERS/John Sibley

Urinals are pictured with some blocked off in order for people to distance themselves at motorway services on the M20 in Maidstone, Britain, March 26. REUTERS/John Sibley
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A man receives a coffee in a cart pulled by a rope after the cafe adopted a social distance policy for their customers in Bangkok, Thailand, March 20. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

A man receives a coffee in a cart pulled by a rope after the cafe adopted a social distance policy for their customers in Bangkok, Thailand, March 20. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

A man receives a coffee in a cart pulled by a rope after the cafe adopted a social distance policy for their customers in Bangkok, Thailand, March 20. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa
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Visitors stand on boxes for social distancing inside an elevator at a shopping mall in Surabaya, East Java province, Indonesia, March 18.   Antara Foto/Zabur Karuru/ via REUTERS

Visitors stand on boxes for social distancing inside an elevator at a shopping mall in Surabaya, East Java province, Indonesia, March 18. Antara Foto/Zabur Karuru/ via REUTERS

Visitors stand on boxes for social distancing inside an elevator at a shopping mall in Surabaya, East Java province, Indonesia, March 18. Antara Foto/Zabur Karuru/ via REUTERS
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Relatives attend a burial ceremony of victims of coronavirus in the southern town of Cisternino, Italy March 30, 2020. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

Relatives attend a burial ceremony of victims of coronavirus in the southern town of Cisternino, Italy March 30, 2020. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

Relatives attend a burial ceremony of victims of coronavirus in the southern town of Cisternino, Italy March 30, 2020. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo
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Shoppers queue at a grocery store during a nationwide 21-day lockdown in Chatsworth near Durban, South Africa, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

Shoppers queue at a grocery store during a nationwide 21-day lockdown in Chatsworth near Durban, South Africa, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Rogan Ward

Shoppers queue at a grocery store during a nationwide 21-day lockdown in Chatsworth near Durban, South Africa, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Rogan Ward
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One-time use cotton swabs are provided in a lift to operate buttons without touching surfaces, in a department store in Beijing, China, March 20, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

One-time use cotton swabs are provided in a lift to operate buttons without touching surfaces, in a department store in Beijing, China, March 20, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

One-time use cotton swabs are provided in a lift to operate buttons without touching surfaces, in a department store in Beijing, China, March 20, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Physiotherapist Alan looks through a specially built plexiglass box at client Tom, who does gymnastic exercises, at Team Pallesits Physiotherapists in Vienna, Austria, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Physiotherapist Alan looks through a specially built plexiglass box at client Tom, who does gymnastic exercises, at Team Pallesits Physiotherapists in Vienna, Austria, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Physiotherapist Alan looks through a specially built plexiglass box at client Tom, who does gymnastic exercises, at Team Pallesits Physiotherapists in Vienna, Austria, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
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People wearing face masks practice social distancing as they wait outside a Postal Savings Bank of China branch in Wuhan, China, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song

People wearing face masks practice social distancing as they wait outside a Postal Savings Bank of China branch in Wuhan, China, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song

People wearing face masks practice social distancing as they wait outside a Postal Savings Bank of China branch in Wuhan, China, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Jewish worshippers stand apart as they pray at the plaza of the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Jewish worshippers stand apart as they pray at the plaza of the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

Jewish worshippers stand apart as they pray at the plaza of the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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A seating area is taped up to encourage social distancing at a mall in Singapore, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Edgar Su

A seating area is taped up to encourage social distancing at a mall in Singapore, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Edgar Su

A seating area is taped up to encourage social distancing at a mall in Singapore, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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Nurses distance themselves as they line up for donated lunches in London, Britain, March 25. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Nurses distance themselves as they line up for donated lunches in London, Britain, March 25. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Nurses distance themselves as they line up for donated lunches in London, Britain, March 25. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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People maintain a safe distance as they line up to buy vegetables at a stadium turned into a makeshift market during a nationwide lockdown to limit the spread of coronavirus, in Vijayawada in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, India, March 26. REUTERS/Idrees Mohammed

People maintain a safe distance as they line up to buy vegetables at a stadium turned into a makeshift market during a nationwide lockdown to limit the spread of coronavirus, in Vijayawada in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, India, March 26....more

People maintain a safe distance as they line up to buy vegetables at a stadium turned into a makeshift market during a nationwide lockdown to limit the spread of coronavirus, in Vijayawada in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, India, March 26. REUTERS/Idrees Mohammed
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Staff of food delivery companies sit on social distancing chairs as they wait for costumers' orders at a department store in Bangkok, Thailand, March 24.   REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

Staff of food delivery companies sit on social distancing chairs as they wait for costumers' orders at a department store in Bangkok, Thailand, March 24. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

Staff of food delivery companies sit on social distancing chairs as they wait for costumers' orders at a department store in Bangkok, Thailand, March 24. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa
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People stand in circles drawn with chalk to maintain a safe distance as they wait to buy medicine in Ahmedabad, India, March 26. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People stand in circles drawn with chalk to maintain a safe distance as they wait to buy medicine in Ahmedabad, India, March 26. REUTERS/Amit Dave

People stand in circles drawn with chalk to maintain a safe distance as they wait to buy medicine in Ahmedabad, India, March 26. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Tables taped up to encourage social distancing at a food court in Singapore, March 25. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Tables taped up to encourage social distancing at a food court in Singapore, March 25. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Tables taped up to encourage social distancing at a food court in Singapore, March 25. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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People maintain the one-meter distance as they stand in a line to buy groceries at a supermarket in Colombo, Sri Lanka, March 24. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

People maintain the one-meter distance as they stand in a line to buy groceries at a supermarket in Colombo, Sri Lanka, March 24. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

People maintain the one-meter distance as they stand in a line to buy groceries at a supermarket in Colombo, Sri Lanka, March 24. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
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Men sit on the ground with chalk lines drawn to maintain a safe distance as they wait to receive sacks of ration handouts from a charity during a partial lockdown in Karachi, Pakistan, March 26. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Men sit on the ground with chalk lines drawn to maintain a safe distance as they wait to receive sacks of ration handouts from a charity during a partial lockdown in Karachi, Pakistan, March 26. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

Men sit on the ground with chalk lines drawn to maintain a safe distance as they wait to receive sacks of ration handouts from a charity during a partial lockdown in Karachi, Pakistan, March 26. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
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Taped-off areas for customers to distance themselves from each other  at a food court in Singapore, March 25. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Taped-off areas for customers to distance themselves from each other at a food court in Singapore, March 25. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Taped-off areas for customers to distance themselves from each other at a food court in Singapore, March 25. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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A lady waits to be served behind yellow lines marking the distance customers have to keep between themselves inside a grocery store in Rome, Italy, March 10.  
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A lady waits to be served behind yellow lines marking the distance customers have to keep between themselves inside a grocery store in Rome, Italy, March 10. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

A lady waits to be served behind yellow lines marking the distance customers have to keep between themselves inside a grocery store in Rome, Italy, March 10. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
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U.S. Army personnel stand apart while looking on as New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks while visiting the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, which will be partially converted into a hospital, in Manhattan, March 23. REUTERS/Mike Segar

U.S. Army personnel stand apart while looking on as New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks while visiting the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, which will be partially converted into a hospital, in Manhattan, March 23. REUTERS/Mike Segar

U.S. Army personnel stand apart while looking on as New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks while visiting the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, which will be partially converted into a hospital, in Manhattan, March 23. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Faithful attend a church service at the African Inland Church (AIC) Milimani in Nairobi, Kenya, March 22. REUTERS/Njeri Mwangi

Faithful attend a church service at the African Inland Church (AIC) Milimani in Nairobi, Kenya, March 22. REUTERS/Njeri Mwangi

Faithful attend a church service at the African Inland Church (AIC) Milimani in Nairobi, Kenya, March 22. REUTERS/Njeri Mwangi
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People walk around Washington Square Park in New York, March 22. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People walk around Washington Square Park in New York, March 22. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People walk around Washington Square Park in New York, March 22. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Two people walk by a large mural encouraging six feet of social distancing painted on a boarded-up Odfellows Cafe+Bar in Seattle, Washington, March 22. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Two people walk by a large mural encouraging six feet of social distancing painted on a boarded-up Odfellows Cafe+Bar in Seattle, Washington, March 22. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Two people walk by a large mural encouraging six feet of social distancing painted on a boarded-up Odfellows Cafe+Bar in Seattle, Washington, March 22. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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Journalists practice social distancing outside a meeting to wrap up work on coronavirus economic aid legislation in Washington, March 21. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

Journalists practice social distancing outside a meeting to wrap up work on coronavirus economic aid legislation in Washington, March 21. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

Journalists practice social distancing outside a meeting to wrap up work on coronavirus economic aid legislation in Washington, March 21. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert
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People sit on social distancing benches at a bus station in Thailand, March 22.   REUTERS/Challinee Thirasupa

People sit on social distancing benches at a bus station in Thailand, March 22. REUTERS/Challinee Thirasupa

People sit on social distancing benches at a bus station in Thailand, March 22. REUTERS/Challinee Thirasupa
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Lines on the ground help customers maintain six feet of safe social distance at Dick's Drive-In in Seattle, Washington, March 17. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Lines on the ground help customers maintain six feet of safe social distance at Dick's Drive-In in Seattle, Washington, March 17. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Lines on the ground help customers maintain six feet of safe social distance at Dick's Drive-In in Seattle, Washington, March 17. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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People practice social distancing as they exercise in Greenwich Park in London, Britain, March 22. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

People practice social distancing as they exercise in Greenwich Park in London, Britain, March 22. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

People practice social distancing as they exercise in Greenwich Park in London, Britain, March 22. REUTERS/Simon Dawson
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A woman carries a box of bread past a sign encouraging customers to socially distance as she leaves a bakers shop in Hale, Britain, March 22. REUTERS/Phil Noble

A woman carries a box of bread past a sign encouraging customers to socially distance as she leaves a bakers shop in Hale, Britain, March 22. REUTERS/Phil Noble

A woman carries a box of bread past a sign encouraging customers to socially distance as she leaves a bakers shop in Hale, Britain, March 22. REUTERS/Phil Noble
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Passengers practice social distancing at a Miami International Airport terminal in Florida, March 21. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Passengers practice social distancing at a Miami International Airport terminal in Florida, March 21. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Passengers practice social distancing at a Miami International Airport terminal in Florida, March 21. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Visitors sit on social distancing benches at a hospital in Padang, West Sumatera Province, Indonesia, March 21. Antara Foto/Muhammad Arif Pribadi/ via REUTERS

Visitors sit on social distancing benches at a hospital in Padang, West Sumatera Province, Indonesia, March 21. Antara Foto/Muhammad Arif Pribadi/ via REUTERS

Visitors sit on social distancing benches at a hospital in Padang, West Sumatera Province, Indonesia, March 21. Antara Foto/Muhammad Arif Pribadi/ via REUTERS
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People maintain social distancing as they line up to get on a train in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, March 16.  
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People maintain social distancing as they line up to get on a train in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, March 16. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

People maintain social distancing as they line up to get on a train in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, March 16. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
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Passengers sit on benches in the lobby of a railway station in Daegu, South Korea, March 13. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Passengers sit on benches in the lobby of a railway station in Daegu, South Korea, March 13. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Passengers sit on benches in the lobby of a railway station in Daegu, South Korea, March 13. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Shoppers enter a grocery store near a sign requesting social distancing in Seattle, Washington, March 17. REUTERS/David Ryder

Shoppers enter a grocery store near a sign requesting social distancing in Seattle, Washington, March 17. REUTERS/David Ryder

Shoppers enter a grocery store near a sign requesting social distancing in Seattle, Washington, March 17. REUTERS/David Ryder
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