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World races to contain coronavirus

Inmates are seen on the roof of the San Vittore Prison during a revolt after family visits were suspended due to fears over coronavirus contagion, in Milan, Italy, March 9. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Inmates are seen on the roof of the San Vittore Prison during a revolt after family visits were suspended due to fears over coronavirus contagion, in Milan, Italy, March 9. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Inmates are seen on the roof of the San Vittore Prison during a revolt after family visits were suspended due to fears over coronavirus contagion, in Milan, Italy, March 9. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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Empty shelves are seen at a supermarket in Canary Wharf in London, March 9. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Empty shelves are seen at a supermarket in Canary Wharf in London, March 9. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Empty shelves are seen at a supermarket in Canary Wharf in London, March 9. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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Lori Spencer talks on the phone through a window with her mother, Judie Shape, who is 81 and was tested for coronavirus, at the Life Care Center of Kirkland, the long-term care facility linked to several confirmed coronavirus cases in the state, in Kirkland, Washington, March 8. REUTERS/David Ryder

Lori Spencer talks on the phone through a window with her mother, Judie Shape, who is 81 and was tested for coronavirus, at the Life Care Center of Kirkland, the long-term care facility linked to several confirmed coronavirus cases in the state, in...more

Lori Spencer talks on the phone through a window with her mother, Judie Shape, who is 81 and was tested for coronavirus, at the Life Care Center of Kirkland, the long-term care facility linked to several confirmed coronavirus cases in the state, in Kirkland, Washington, March 8. REUTERS/David Ryder
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A worker wearing a face mask rescues a child at the site where a hotel being used for coronavirus quarantine collapsed, in the southeast Chinese port city of Quanzhou, Fujian province, China, March 8. China Daily via REUTERS

A worker wearing a face mask rescues a child at the site where a hotel being used for coronavirus quarantine collapsed, in the southeast Chinese port city of Quanzhou, Fujian province, China, March 8. China Daily via REUTERS

A worker wearing a face mask rescues a child at the site where a hotel being used for coronavirus quarantine collapsed, in the southeast Chinese port city of Quanzhou, Fujian province, China, March 8. China Daily via REUTERS
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Pope Francis delivers his weekly Angelus prayer via video transmitted on the screen on St. Peter's Square, at the  Vatican, March 8. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

Pope Francis delivers his weekly Angelus prayer via video transmitted on the screen on St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, March 8. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

Pope Francis delivers his weekly Angelus prayer via video transmitted on the screen on St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, March 8. REUTERS/Remo Casilli
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Workers in protective suits remove bed linen inside a closed makeshift hospital which had been converted from a sports stadium, after the last group of patients with coronavirus were discharged, in Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak, in Hubei province, China, March 8. China Daily via REUTERS

Workers in protective suits remove bed linen inside a closed makeshift hospital which had been converted from a sports stadium, after the last group of patients with coronavirus were discharged, in Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak, in Hubei...more

Workers in protective suits remove bed linen inside a closed makeshift hospital which had been converted from a sports stadium, after the last group of patients with coronavirus were discharged, in Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak, in Hubei province, China, March 8. China Daily via REUTERS
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A volunteer in a protective suit sprays disinfectant on the  front door of a house at a residential compound in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China, March 5. China Daily via REUTERS

A volunteer in a protective suit sprays disinfectant on the front door of a house at a residential compound in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China, March 5. China Daily via REUTERS

A volunteer in a protective suit sprays disinfectant on the front door of a house at a residential compound in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China, March 5. China Daily via REUTERS
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Sprays of flowers are seen on a fence of closed College Jean de la Fontaine after the death of a teacher from coronavirus in Crepy-en-Valois, France, March 7. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Sprays of flowers are seen on a fence of closed College Jean de la Fontaine after the death of a teacher from coronavirus in Crepy-en-Valois, France, March 7. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Sprays of flowers are seen on a fence of closed College Jean de la Fontaine after the death of a teacher from coronavirus in Crepy-en-Valois, France, March 7. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
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South Korean soldiers from a chemical corps prepare to carry out quarantine works at an apartment complex under isolation in Daegu, South Korea, March 9. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

South Korean soldiers from a chemical corps prepare to carry out quarantine works at an apartment complex under isolation in Daegu, South Korea, March 9. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

South Korean soldiers from a chemical corps prepare to carry out quarantine works at an apartment complex under isolation in Daegu, South Korea, March 9. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Empty restaurant tables are seen in St. Mark's Square as the Italian government prepares to adopt new measures to contain the spread of coronavirus in Venice, Italy, March 8. 
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Empty restaurant tables are seen in St. Mark's Square as the Italian government prepares to adopt new measures to contain the spread of coronavirus in Venice, Italy, March 8. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

Empty restaurant tables are seen in St. Mark's Square as the Italian government prepares to adopt new measures to contain the spread of coronavirus in Venice, Italy, March 8. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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Newlyweds kiss after getting married during a ceremony attended by limited number of guests, standing one meter away from each other as Italy struggles to combat a coronavirus outbreak, at the Caracalla wedding venue in Rome, Italy, March 7.   REUTERS/Remo Casilli

Newlyweds kiss after getting married during a ceremony attended by limited number of guests, standing one meter away from each other as Italy struggles to combat a coronavirus outbreak, at the Caracalla wedding venue in Rome, Italy, March 7. ...more

Newlyweds kiss after getting married during a ceremony attended by limited number of guests, standing one meter away from each other as Italy struggles to combat a coronavirus outbreak, at the Caracalla wedding venue in Rome, Italy, March 7. REUTERS/Remo Casilli
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The Grand Princess cruise ship carrying passengers who have tested positive for coronavirus is seen in the Pacific Ocean off San Francisco, California, March 7. 
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The Grand Princess cruise ship carrying passengers who have tested positive for coronavirus is seen in the Pacific Ocean off San Francisco, California, March 7. REUTERS/Stephen Lam TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

The Grand Princess cruise ship carrying passengers who have tested positive for coronavirus is seen in the Pacific Ocean off San Francisco, California, March 7. REUTERS/Stephen Lam TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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Juventus' Paulo Dybala celebrates scoring their second goal against Inter Milan in an empty stadium in Turin, Italy, March 8.  REUTERS/Massimo Pinca

Juventus' Paulo Dybala celebrates scoring their second goal against Inter Milan in an empty stadium in Turin, Italy, March 8. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca

Juventus' Paulo Dybala celebrates scoring their second goal against Inter Milan in an empty stadium in Turin, Italy, March 8. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca
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Students of the Mechnikov North-Western State Medical University look out of a window of the dormitory where they are under quarantine after an Italian exchange student who returned to Russia tested positive for the virus, in Saint Petersburg, Russia, March 8. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov

Students of the Mechnikov North-Western State Medical University look out of a window of the dormitory where they are under quarantine after an Italian exchange student who returned to Russia tested positive for the virus, in Saint Petersburg,...more

Students of the Mechnikov North-Western State Medical University look out of a window of the dormitory where they are under quarantine after an Italian exchange student who returned to Russia tested positive for the virus, in Saint Petersburg, Russia, March 8. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov
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A general view of Kaaba at the Grand Mosque almost empty of worshippers, after Saudi authorities suspended umrah (Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca) in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, March 6.  REUTERS/Ganoo Essa

A general view of Kaaba at the Grand Mosque almost empty of worshippers, after Saudi authorities suspended umrah (Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca) in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, March 6. REUTERS/Ganoo Essa

A general view of Kaaba at the Grand Mosque almost empty of worshippers, after Saudi authorities suspended umrah (Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca) in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, March 6. REUTERS/Ganoo Essa
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Passengers wear protective masks onboard during a flight of Bamboo Airways from Da Nang to Hanoi, Vietnam, March 7. REUTERS/Kham

Passengers wear protective masks onboard during a flight of Bamboo Airways from Da Nang to Hanoi, Vietnam, March 7. REUTERS/Kham

Passengers wear protective masks onboard during a flight of Bamboo Airways from Da Nang to Hanoi, Vietnam, March 7. REUTERS/Kham
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Medics transport a patient through heavy rain into an ambulance at Life Care Center of Kirkland, the long-term care facility linked to several confirmed coronavirus cases in the state, in Kirkland, Washington, March 7. REUTERS/David Ryder

Medics transport a patient through heavy rain into an ambulance at Life Care Center of Kirkland, the long-term care facility linked to several confirmed coronavirus cases in the state, in Kirkland, Washington, March 7. REUTERS/David Ryder

Medics transport a patient through heavy rain into an ambulance at Life Care Center of Kirkland, the long-term care facility linked to several confirmed coronavirus cases in the state, in Kirkland, Washington, March 7. REUTERS/David Ryder
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A priest celebrates Mass in the open air, after Italy's bishops ordered Masses not be held in churches in order to contain the coronavirus outbreak, in Rome, Italy, March 8. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

A priest celebrates Mass in the open air, after Italy's bishops ordered Masses not be held in churches in order to contain the coronavirus outbreak, in Rome, Italy, March 8. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

A priest celebrates Mass in the open air, after Italy's bishops ordered Masses not be held in churches in order to contain the coronavirus outbreak, in Rome, Italy, March 8. REUTERS/Remo Casilli
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A waiter stands by empty tables outside a restaurant at St Mark's Square, which is usually full of tourists, in Venice, Italy, March 5.  REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A waiter stands by empty tables outside a restaurant at St Mark's Square, which is usually full of tourists, in Venice, Italy, March 5. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A waiter stands by empty tables outside a restaurant at St Mark's Square, which is usually full of tourists, in Venice, Italy, March 5. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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A man wearing a mask as a preventive measure against the coronavirus rides on a train in Seoul, South Korea, March 5.  
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A man wearing a mask as a preventive measure against the coronavirus rides on a train in Seoul, South Korea, March 5. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A man wearing a mask as a preventive measure against the coronavirus rides on a train in Seoul, South Korea, March 5. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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Crowds wearing protective masks, following an outbreak of the coronavirus, are seen at the Shinagawa station in Tokyo, Japan, March 2.      REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Crowds wearing protective masks, following an outbreak of the coronavirus, are seen at the Shinagawa station in Tokyo, Japan, March 2. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Crowds wearing protective masks, following an outbreak of the coronavirus, are seen at the Shinagawa station in Tokyo, Japan, March 2. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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South Korean soldiers in protective gears sanitize shacks as a luxury high-rise apartment complex is seen in the background at Guryong village in Seoul, South Korea, March 3.   REUTERS/Heo Ran

South Korean soldiers in protective gears sanitize shacks as a luxury high-rise apartment complex is seen in the background at Guryong village in Seoul, South Korea, March 3. REUTERS/Heo Ran

South Korean soldiers in protective gears sanitize shacks as a luxury high-rise apartment complex is seen in the background at Guryong village in Seoul, South Korea, March 3. REUTERS/Heo Ran
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Medical personnel in protective suits distribute meals at a sports stadium which has been converted into a makeshift hospital to treat patients of the coronavirus, in Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, in Hubei province, China March 2.   China Daily via REUTERS

Medical personnel in protective suits distribute meals at a sports stadium which has been converted into a makeshift hospital to treat patients of the coronavirus, in Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, in Hubei province, China March 2....more

Medical personnel in protective suits distribute meals at a sports stadium which has been converted into a makeshift hospital to treat patients of the coronavirus, in Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, in Hubei province, China March 2. China Daily via REUTERS
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A medical staff member in protective gear uses a swab to take samples from a visitor at a 'drive-thru' testing center for the coronavirus disease in Yeungnam University Medical Center in Daegu, South Korea, March 3.     REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A medical staff member in protective gear uses a swab to take samples from a visitor at a 'drive-thru' testing center for the coronavirus disease in Yeungnam University Medical Center in Daegu, South Korea, March 3. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A medical staff member in protective gear uses a swab to take samples from a visitor at a 'drive-thru' testing center for the coronavirus disease in Yeungnam University Medical Center in Daegu, South Korea, March 3. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Restaurant staff wait for customers along a largely empty Haji Lane, as tourism takes declines following the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore, March 3.  
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Restaurant staff wait for customers along a largely empty Haji Lane, as tourism takes declines following the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore, March 3. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Restaurant staff wait for customers along a largely empty Haji Lane, as tourism takes declines following the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore, March 3. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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Students sit apart from each other as they do self-study at an elementary school where the facility was opened for children who cannot stay at home alone while their parents are at work, in Nagoya, central Japan, March 3.    Kyodo/via REUTERS

Students sit apart from each other as they do self-study at an elementary school where the facility was opened for children who cannot stay at home alone while their parents are at work, in Nagoya, central Japan, March 3. Kyodo/via REUTERS

Students sit apart from each other as they do self-study at an elementary school where the facility was opened for children who cannot stay at home alone while their parents are at work, in Nagoya, central Japan, March 3. Kyodo/via REUTERS
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Kirkland Police Recruit Chris Plourd (L) and another member, who wished to remain anonymous, deliver groceries to Kirkland Fire Station 21 where firefighters are in quarantine following their response to coronavirus cases in Kirkland, Washington, March 2.   REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Kirkland Police Recruit Chris Plourd (L) and another member, who wished to remain anonymous, deliver groceries to Kirkland Fire Station 21 where firefighters are in quarantine following their response to coronavirus cases in Kirkland, Washington,...more

Kirkland Police Recruit Chris Plourd (L) and another member, who wished to remain anonymous, deliver groceries to Kirkland Fire Station 21 where firefighters are in quarantine following their response to coronavirus cases in Kirkland, Washington, March 2. REUTERS/Jason Redmond
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Guests stand in their terraces at H10 Costa Adeje Palace hotel, which is on lockdown after the coronavirus was confirmed in Adeje, in the Spanish Canary Island of Tenerife, Spain, March 3.    REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Guests stand in their terraces at H10 Costa Adeje Palace hotel, which is on lockdown after the coronavirus was confirmed in Adeje, in the Spanish Canary Island of Tenerife, Spain, March 3. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

Guests stand in their terraces at H10 Costa Adeje Palace hotel, which is on lockdown after the coronavirus was confirmed in Adeje, in the Spanish Canary Island of Tenerife, Spain, March 3. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
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A South Korean solider in protective gear is seen behind disinfectant sprayed on visiting cars at a 'drive-thru' testing center for coronavirus disease in Daegu, South Korea, March 3.    REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A South Korean solider in protective gear is seen behind disinfectant sprayed on visiting cars at a 'drive-thru' testing center for coronavirus disease in Daegu, South Korea, March 3. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

A South Korean solider in protective gear is seen behind disinfectant sprayed on visiting cars at a 'drive-thru' testing center for coronavirus disease in Daegu, South Korea, March 3. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Workers with protective face masks on ride smart self-balancing scooters as they control a robotic sprayer spraying disinfectant at a residential compound in Wuhan,  Hubei province, China, March 3.     China Daily via REUTERS

Workers with protective face masks on ride smart self-balancing scooters as they control a robotic sprayer spraying disinfectant at a residential compound in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, March 3. China Daily via REUTERS

Workers with protective face masks on ride smart self-balancing scooters as they control a robotic sprayer spraying disinfectant at a residential compound in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, March 3. China Daily via REUTERS
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Vehicle Maintenance Utility Service Worker Thiphavanh 'Loui' Thepvongsa wipes down an off-duty bus with a disinfectant during a routine cleaning at the King County Metro Atlantic and Central Base in Seattle, Washington, March 2. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Vehicle Maintenance Utility Service Worker Thiphavanh 'Loui' Thepvongsa wipes down an off-duty bus with a disinfectant during a routine cleaning at the King County Metro Atlantic and Central Base in Seattle, Washington, March 2. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Vehicle Maintenance Utility Service Worker Thiphavanh 'Loui' Thepvongsa wipes down an off-duty bus with a disinfectant during a routine cleaning at the King County Metro Atlantic and Central Base in Seattle, Washington, March 2. REUTERS/Jason Redmond
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A woman stands near a coronavirus 'pod' at a hospital in London, March 3. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman stands near a coronavirus 'pod' at a hospital in London, March 3. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman stands near a coronavirus 'pod' at a hospital in London, March 3. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Medics transfer a patient on a stretcher to an ambulance at the Life Care Center of Kirkland, a long-term care facility linked to coronavirus cases, in Kirkland, Washington, March 1.   REUTERS/David Ryder

Medics transfer a patient on a stretcher to an ambulance at the Life Care Center of Kirkland, a long-term care facility linked to coronavirus cases, in Kirkland, Washington, March 1. REUTERS/David Ryder

Medics transfer a patient on a stretcher to an ambulance at the Life Care Center of Kirkland, a long-term care facility linked to coronavirus cases, in Kirkland, Washington, March 1. REUTERS/David Ryder
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A worker disinfects playground equipment inside a kindergarten as students' returning has been delayed due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, in Ganzhou, Jiangxi province, China, March 2.   China Daily via REUTERS

A worker disinfects playground equipment inside a kindergarten as students' returning has been delayed due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, in Ganzhou, Jiangxi province, China, March 2. China Daily via REUTERS

A worker disinfects playground equipment inside a kindergarten as students' returning has been delayed due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, in Ganzhou, Jiangxi province, China, March 2. China Daily via REUTERS
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Tourists line up to enter the Louvre as the staff closed the museum during a staff meeting about the coronavirus outbreak, in Paris, France, March 2. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Tourists line up to enter the Louvre as the staff closed the museum during a staff meeting about the coronavirus outbreak, in Paris, France, March 2. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Tourists line up to enter the Louvre as the staff closed the museum during a staff meeting about the coronavirus outbreak, in Paris, France, March 2. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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A worker in a protective suit takes the body temperature measurement of a woman inside the Shanghai Stock Exchange building at the Pudong financial district in Shanghai, China, February 28.    REUTERS/Aly Song

A worker in a protective suit takes the body temperature measurement of a woman inside the Shanghai Stock Exchange building at the Pudong financial district in Shanghai, China, February 28. REUTERS/Aly Song

A worker in a protective suit takes the body temperature measurement of a woman inside the Shanghai Stock Exchange building at the Pudong financial district in Shanghai, China, February 28. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Muslims wear protective face masks as they pray on a street during Friday prayers in Manama, Bahrain, February 28.   
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Muslims wear protective face masks as they pray on a street during Friday prayers in Manama, Bahrain, February 28. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

Muslims wear protective face masks as they pray on a street during Friday prayers in Manama, Bahrain, February 28. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed
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Inter Milan and Ludogorets players line up before their match in an empty stadium after fans were not allowed in over coronavirus fears in Milan, Italy.   


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Inter Milan and Ludogorets players line up before their match in an empty stadium after fans were not allowed in over coronavirus fears in Milan, Italy. Emilio Andreoli/Pool via Reuters

Inter Milan and Ludogorets players line up before their match in an empty stadium after fans were not allowed in over coronavirus fears in Milan, Italy. Emilio Andreoli/Pool via Reuters
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Fans wearing protective masks react while enjoying a band's performance at Hidden Agenda: This Town Needs (TNN) Live House during the club's last concert as business plummets due to the fear of the coronavirus, in Hong Kong, February 27. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Fans wearing protective masks react while enjoying a band's performance at Hidden Agenda: This Town Needs (TNN) Live House during the club's last concert as business plummets due to the fear of the coronavirus, in Hong Kong, February 27....more

Fans wearing protective masks react while enjoying a band's performance at Hidden Agenda: This Town Needs (TNN) Live House during the club's last concert as business plummets due to the fear of the coronavirus, in Hong Kong, February 27. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Employees from a disinfection service company sanitize a subway station in Seoul, South Korea, February 28.    REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Employees from a disinfection service company sanitize a subway station in Seoul, South Korea, February 28. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Employees from a disinfection service company sanitize a subway station in Seoul, South Korea, February 28. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a tour of the "secretary's operation center" following a coronavirus task force meeting at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in Washington, February 27.  
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a tour of the "secretary's operation center" following a coronavirus task force meeting at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in Washington, February 27. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a tour of the "secretary's operation center" following a coronavirus task force meeting at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in Washington, February 27. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A man in a protective suit sanitizes a water taxi in Venice, Italy, February 28.   REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A man in a protective suit sanitizes a water taxi in Venice, Italy, February 28. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

A man in a protective suit sanitizes a water taxi in Venice, Italy, February 28. REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri
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Pascal Strupler, Director-General of the Federal Office of Public Health, holds a flyer prior to a meeting of the task force of the Federal Office of Public Health on the prevention of the further spread of the coronavirus, in Bern, Switzerland , February 28. Peter Klaunzer/Pool via REUTERS

Pascal Strupler, Director-General of the Federal Office of Public Health, holds a flyer prior to a meeting of the task force of the Federal Office of Public Health on the prevention of the further spread of the coronavirus, in Bern, Switzerland ,...more

Pascal Strupler, Director-General of the Federal Office of Public Health, holds a flyer prior to a meeting of the task force of the Federal Office of Public Health on the prevention of the further spread of the coronavirus, in Bern, Switzerland , February 28. Peter Klaunzer/Pool via REUTERS
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A man wearing a protective face mask, following an outbreak of the coronavirus, stands at the Shinagawa station in Tokyo, Japan, February 28. 

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A man wearing a protective face mask, following an outbreak of the coronavirus, stands at the Shinagawa station in Tokyo, Japan, February 28. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A man wearing a protective face mask, following an outbreak of the coronavirus, stands at the Shinagawa station in Tokyo, Japan, February 28. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Passengers wearing masks are seen arrival at the Shanghai railway station in Shanghai, China, February 27.  
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Passengers wearing masks are seen arrival at the Shanghai railway station in Shanghai, China, February 27. REUTERS/Aly Song

Passengers wearing masks are seen arrival at the Shanghai railway station in Shanghai, China, February 27. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A woman wearing a mask reacts as employees from a disinfection service company sanitize a traditional market in Seoul, South Korea, February 26. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A woman wearing a mask reacts as employees from a disinfection service company sanitize a traditional market in Seoul, South Korea, February 26. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A woman wearing a mask reacts as employees from a disinfection service company sanitize a traditional market in Seoul, South Korea, February 26. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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Guests look through a window at H10 Costa Adeje Palace, which is on lockdown after cases of coronavirus have been detected there in Adeje, on the Spanish island of Tenerife, February 26. REUTERS/Borja Suarez

Guests look through a window at H10 Costa Adeje Palace, which is on lockdown after cases of coronavirus have been detected there in Adeje, on the Spanish island of Tenerife, February 26. REUTERS/Borja Suarez

Guests look through a window at H10 Costa Adeje Palace, which is on lockdown after cases of coronavirus have been detected there in Adeje, on the Spanish island of Tenerife, February 26. REUTERS/Borja Suarez
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Members of the medical team check the temperature of Iraqi men at the entrance checkpoint of South Mosul, Iraq, February 26. REUTERS/Abdullah Rashid

Members of the medical team check the temperature of Iraqi men at the entrance checkpoint of South Mosul, Iraq, February 26. REUTERS/Abdullah Rashid

Members of the medical team check the temperature of Iraqi men at the entrance checkpoint of South Mosul, Iraq, February 26. REUTERS/Abdullah Rashid
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A driver receives a sprayer from staff members in protective suits at a service center of the car-hailing service Didi Chuxing, in Beijing, China, February 27.   REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A driver receives a sprayer from staff members in protective suits at a service center of the car-hailing service Didi Chuxing, in Beijing, China, February 27. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A driver receives a sprayer from staff members in protective suits at a service center of the car-hailing service Didi Chuxing, in Beijing, China, February 27. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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People wear protective face masks as they play cards in a coffee shop in Salmiya, Kuwait, February 26.   REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee

People wear protective face masks as they play cards in a coffee shop in Salmiya, Kuwait, February 26. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee

People wear protective face masks as they play cards in a coffee shop in Salmiya, Kuwait, February 26. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee
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A member of the civil defense team sprays disinfectant to sanitize houses near the home of people with detected coronavirus, in Kirkuk, Iraq, February 26.  REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

A member of the civil defense team sprays disinfectant to sanitize houses near the home of people with detected coronavirus, in Kirkuk, Iraq, February 26. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

A member of the civil defense team sprays disinfectant to sanitize houses near the home of people with detected coronavirus, in Kirkuk, Iraq, February 26. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed
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A medical worker in protective suit inspects a CT scan image at a ward of Wuhan Red Cross Hospital in Wuhan, epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak, in Hubei province, China, February 24.   China Daily via REUTERS

A medical worker in protective suit inspects a CT scan image at a ward of Wuhan Red Cross Hospital in Wuhan, epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak, in Hubei province, China, February 24. China Daily via REUTERS

A medical worker in protective suit inspects a CT scan image at a ward of Wuhan Red Cross Hospital in Wuhan, epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak, in Hubei province, China, February 24. China Daily via REUTERS
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People wearing protective face masks are seen next to the Olympic rings in front of the Japan Olympic Museum in Tokyo, February 26. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

People wearing protective face masks are seen next to the Olympic rings in front of the Japan Olympic Museum in Tokyo, February 26. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

People wearing protective face masks are seen next to the Olympic rings in front of the Japan Olympic Museum in Tokyo, February 26. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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People wearing face masks scan a QR code to submit their personal information while security volunteers check their temperatures at an entrance of a grocery market in Kunming, Yunnan province, China, February 24.  
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People wearing face masks scan a QR code to submit their personal information while security volunteers check their temperatures at an entrance of a grocery market in Kunming, Yunnan province, China, February 24. REUTERS/Stringer

People wearing face masks scan a QR code to submit their personal information while security volunteers check their temperatures at an entrance of a grocery market in Kunming, Yunnan province, China, February 24. REUTERS/Stringer
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An empty restaurant is seen in the Naviglio area of Milan, as the country is hit by the coronavirus outbreak, Italy, February 25. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

An empty restaurant is seen in the Naviglio area of Milan, as the country is hit by the coronavirus outbreak, Italy, February 25. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

An empty restaurant is seen in the Naviglio area of Milan, as the country is hit by the coronavirus outbreak, Italy, February 25. REUTERS/Yara Nardi
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Iranian women wear protective masks to prevent contracting coronavirus, as they walk in the street in Tehran, Iran, February 25. WANA/Nazanin Tabatabaee via REUTERS

Iranian women wear protective masks to prevent contracting coronavirus, as they walk in the street in Tehran, Iran, February 25. WANA/Nazanin Tabatabaee via REUTERS

Iranian women wear protective masks to prevent contracting coronavirus, as they walk in the street in Tehran, Iran, February 25. WANA/Nazanin Tabatabaee via REUTERS
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Health authorities take part in a drill to prepare for the potential arrival of passengers infected with the coronavirus, at Sofia airport, Bulgaria, February 25. REUTERS/Dimitar Kyosemarliev

Health authorities take part in a drill to prepare for the potential arrival of passengers infected with the coronavirus, at Sofia airport, Bulgaria, February 25. REUTERS/Dimitar Kyosemarliev

Health authorities take part in a drill to prepare for the potential arrival of passengers infected with the coronavirus, at Sofia airport, Bulgaria, February 25. REUTERS/Dimitar Kyosemarliev
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A woman in a face mask uses her phone in Porta Venezia subway in Milan, as the country is hit by the coronavirus outbreak, Italy, February 25. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

A woman in a face mask uses her phone in Porta Venezia subway in Milan, as the country is hit by the coronavirus outbreak, Italy, February 25. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

A woman in a face mask uses her phone in Porta Venezia subway in Milan, as the country is hit by the coronavirus outbreak, Italy, February 25. REUTERS/Yara Nardi
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Empty shelves are seen at a supermarket, after a coronavirus outbreak, in Pioltello, near Milan, Italy, February 24. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Empty shelves are seen at a supermarket, after a coronavirus outbreak, in Pioltello, near Milan, Italy, February 24. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Empty shelves are seen at a supermarket, after a coronavirus outbreak, in Pioltello, near Milan, Italy, February 24. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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A Filipino Catholic wearing a protective mask receives ash on top of his head as the church observes a 'contactless' Ash Wednesday amid the coronavirus scare, at the National Shrine of Our Mother of Perpetual Help, Metro Manila, Philippines, February 26. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez

A Filipino Catholic wearing a protective mask receives ash on top of his head as the church observes a 'contactless' Ash Wednesday amid the coronavirus scare, at the National Shrine of Our Mother of Perpetual Help, Metro Manila, Philippines, February...more

A Filipino Catholic wearing a protective mask receives ash on top of his head as the church observes a 'contactless' Ash Wednesday amid the coronavirus scare, at the National Shrine of Our Mother of Perpetual Help, Metro Manila, Philippines, February 26. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
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A resident pulls back a rope tying groceries delivered by community workers as the residential compound is under sealed management, in Yichang, Hubei province, China, February 22. China Daily via REUTERS

A resident pulls back a rope tying groceries delivered by community workers as the residential compound is under sealed management, in Yichang, Hubei province, China, February 22. China Daily via REUTERS

A resident pulls back a rope tying groceries delivered by community workers as the residential compound is under sealed management, in Yichang, Hubei province, China, February 22. China Daily via REUTERS
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People wear protective masks as they take wedding photos  at Tsim Sha Tsui district in Hong Kong, February 24.   REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

People wear protective masks as they take wedding photos at Tsim Sha Tsui district in Hong Kong, February 24. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

People wear protective masks as they take wedding photos at Tsim Sha Tsui district in Hong Kong, February 24. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Iraqi children wear protective masks as they walk near a religious school where the first coronavirus case was detected, in the holy city of Najaf, Iraq, February 24. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Iraqi children wear protective masks as they walk near a religious school where the first coronavirus case was detected, in the holy city of Najaf, Iraq, February 24. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani

Iraqi children wear protective masks as they walk near a religious school where the first coronavirus case was detected, in the holy city of Najaf, Iraq, February 24. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani
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Volunteers in protective suits are disinfected in a line in Wuhan, in Hubei province, China, February 22.    China Daily via REUTERS

Volunteers in protective suits are disinfected in a line in Wuhan, in Hubei province, China, February 22. China Daily via REUTERS

Volunteers in protective suits are disinfected in a line in Wuhan, in Hubei province, China, February 22. China Daily via REUTERS
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Employees wearing face masks work on a car seat assembly line at Yanfeng Adient factory in Shanghai, China, February 24.   REUTERS/Aly Song

Employees wearing face masks work on a car seat assembly line at Yanfeng Adient factory in Shanghai, China, February 24. REUTERS/Aly Song

Employees wearing face masks work on a car seat assembly line at Yanfeng Adient factory in Shanghai, China, February 24. REUTERS/Aly Song
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People wear face masks as they walk in a street in Beijing, China, February 25. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

People wear face masks as they walk in a street in Beijing, China, February 25. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

People wear face masks as they walk in a street in Beijing, China, February 25. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A man wearing a face mask drives past members of the Guardia di Finanza, in Casalpusterlengo, Italy, February 24.  REUTERS/Yara Nardi

A man wearing a face mask drives past members of the Guardia di Finanza, in Casalpusterlengo, Italy, February 24. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

A man wearing a face mask drives past members of the Guardia di Finanza, in Casalpusterlengo, Italy, February 24. REUTERS/Yara Nardi
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A man stands outside the San Siro stadium after the Inter Milan v Sampdoria Serie A match was cancelled due to an outbreak of the coronavirus in Lombardy and Veneto, Milan, Italy, February 23. REUTERS/Daniele Mascolo

A man stands outside the San Siro stadium after the Inter Milan v Sampdoria Serie A match was cancelled due to an outbreak of the coronavirus in Lombardy and Veneto, Milan, Italy, February 23. REUTERS/Daniele Mascolo

A man stands outside the San Siro stadium after the Inter Milan v Sampdoria Serie A match was cancelled due to an outbreak of the coronavirus in Lombardy and Veneto, Milan, Italy, February 23. REUTERS/Daniele Mascolo
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Volunteers in protective suits disinfect a residential compound in Wuhan, in Hubei province, China, February 22.    China Daily via REUTERS

Volunteers in protective suits disinfect a residential compound in Wuhan, in Hubei province, China, February 22. China Daily via REUTERS

Volunteers in protective suits disinfect a residential compound in Wuhan, in Hubei province, China, February 22. China Daily via REUTERS
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Brazil's Defence Minister Fernando Azevedo hugs a Brazilian child who was repatriated from China's coronavirus-struck Wuhan, after the quarantine period ended, at Brazil's Air Force base of Anapolis, February 23.  
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Brazil's Defence Minister Fernando Azevedo hugs a Brazilian child who was repatriated from China's coronavirus-struck Wuhan, after the quarantine period ended, at Brazil's Air Force base of Anapolis, February 23. REUTERS/Adriano Machado

Brazil's Defence Minister Fernando Azevedo hugs a Brazilian child who was repatriated from China's coronavirus-struck Wuhan, after the quarantine period ended, at Brazil's Air Force base of Anapolis, February 23. REUTERS/Adriano Machado
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Workers in protective suits are seen at a checkpoint for registration and body temperature measurement, at an entrance of a residential compound in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, February 23. REUTERS/Stringer

Workers in protective suits are seen at a checkpoint for registration and body temperature measurement, at an entrance of a residential compound in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, February 23. REUTERS/Stringer

Workers in protective suits are seen at a checkpoint for registration and body temperature measurement, at an entrance of a residential compound in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, February 23. REUTERS/Stringer
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A ground staff member of Vietnam Airlines and passengers wearing protective masks wait for boarding at the Danang airport in Danang city, Vietnam, February 23. REUTERS/Kham

A ground staff member of Vietnam Airlines and passengers wearing protective masks wait for boarding at the Danang airport in Danang city, Vietnam, February 23. REUTERS/Kham

A ground staff member of Vietnam Airlines and passengers wearing protective masks wait for boarding at the Danang airport in Danang city, Vietnam, February 23. REUTERS/Kham
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Carabinieri officers patrol outside the town of Castiglione D'Adda, which has been closed by the Italian government due to a coronavirus outbreak, Italy, February 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Carabinieri officers patrol outside the town of Castiglione D'Adda, which has been closed by the Italian government due to a coronavirus outbreak, Italy, February 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

Carabinieri officers patrol outside the town of Castiglione D'Adda, which has been closed by the Italian government due to a coronavirus outbreak, Italy, February 23. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
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An empy street is seen in San Fiorano, one of the towns on lockdown due to a coronavirus outbreak, in this picture taken by 35-year-old schoolteacher Marzio Toniolo in San Fiorano, Italy, February 22.   Marzio Toniolo/via REUTERS

An empy street is seen in San Fiorano, one of the towns on lockdown due to a coronavirus outbreak, in this picture taken by 35-year-old schoolteacher Marzio Toniolo in San Fiorano, Italy, February 22. Marzio Toniolo/via REUTERS

An empy street is seen in San Fiorano, one of the towns on lockdown due to a coronavirus outbreak, in this picture taken by 35-year-old schoolteacher Marzio Toniolo in San Fiorano, Italy, February 22. Marzio Toniolo/via REUTERS
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Experts from China and the World Health Organization joint team visit the Wuhan Tongji Hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, February 23.   China Daily via REUTERS

Experts from China and the World Health Organization joint team visit the Wuhan Tongji Hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, February 23. China Daily via REUTERS

Experts from China and the World Health Organization joint team visit the Wuhan Tongji Hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, February 23. China Daily via REUTERS
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