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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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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\u0027s in Emeryville, California, April 6. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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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

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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
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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

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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
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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

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A tourist wearing a protective mask sits on a social distancing seat as she waits for her flight at Bangkok\u0027s Suvarnabhumi International airport in Thailand, April 4.  REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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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

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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
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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

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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
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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

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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
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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

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

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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
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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

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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
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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

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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
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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

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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
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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

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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
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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

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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
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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

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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
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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

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Jewish worshippers stand apart as they pray at the plaza of the Western Wall in Jerusalem\u0027s Old City March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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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

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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
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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

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

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Staff of food delivery companies sit on social distancing chairs as they wait for costumers\u0027 orders at a department store in Bangkok, Thailand, March 24.   REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa
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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

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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
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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

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

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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
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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

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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
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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

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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

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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
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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

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

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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
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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

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People sit on social distancing benches at a bus station in Thailand, March 22.   REUTERS/Challinee Thirasupa
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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\u0027s Drive-In in Seattle, Washington, March 17. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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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

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

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

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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

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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
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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

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

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