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Volunteers from Indonesia's Red Cross prepare to spray disinfectant at a school closed amid the spread of coronavirus in Jakarta, Indonesia, March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Volunteers from Indonesia's Red Cross prepare to spray disinfectant at a school closed amid the spread of coronavirus in Jakarta, Indonesia, March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Volunteers from Indonesia's Red Cross prepare to spray disinfectant at a school closed amid the spread of coronavirus in Jakarta, Indonesia, March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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French SMUR rescue team wearing protective suits carry a patient at Strasbourg University hospital as France faces an aggressive progression of the coronavirus disease March 16. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

French SMUR rescue team wearing protective suits carry a patient at Strasbourg University hospital as France faces an aggressive progression of the coronavirus disease March 16. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

French SMUR rescue team wearing protective suits carry a patient at Strasbourg University hospital as France faces an aggressive progression of the coronavirus disease March 16. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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Members of the Colorado Air National Guard test people who suspect they are infected with coronavirus disease at a drive-thru testing station, in Denver, Colorado March 14. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Members of the Colorado Air National Guard test people who suspect they are infected with coronavirus disease at a drive-thru testing station, in Denver, Colorado March 14. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

Members of the Colorado Air National Guard test people who suspect they are infected with coronavirus disease at a drive-thru testing station, in Denver, Colorado March 14. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart
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A worker in a protective suit disinfects the St. Antuan Catholic church in Istanbul, Turkey March 16. REUTERS/Kemal Aslan

A worker in a protective suit disinfects the St. Antuan Catholic church in Istanbul, Turkey March 16. REUTERS/Kemal Aslan

A worker in a protective suit disinfects the St. Antuan Catholic church in Istanbul, Turkey March 16. REUTERS/Kemal Aslan
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An emergency worker checks a driver at the Poland-Lithuania border as many countries introduce travel restrictions as a preventive measure against the coronavirus in Budzisko, Poland March 15. Agnieszka Sadowska/Agencja Gazeta via REUTERS

An emergency worker checks a driver at the Poland-Lithuania border as many countries introduce travel restrictions as a preventive measure against the coronavirus in Budzisko, Poland March 15. Agnieszka Sadowska/Agencja Gazeta via REUTERS

An emergency worker checks a driver at the Poland-Lithuania border as many countries introduce travel restrictions as a preventive measure against the coronavirus in Budzisko, Poland March 15. Agnieszka Sadowska/Agencja Gazeta via REUTERS
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A police officer wearing a protective suit sprays disinfectant on a road amid the spread of coronavirus in Makassar, South Sulawesi province, Indonesia, March 16. Antara Foto/Abriawan Abhe/ via REUTERS

A police officer wearing a protective suit sprays disinfectant on a road amid the spread of coronavirus in Makassar, South Sulawesi province, Indonesia, March 16. Antara Foto/Abriawan Abhe/ via REUTERS

A police officer wearing a protective suit sprays disinfectant on a road amid the spread of coronavirus in Makassar, South Sulawesi province, Indonesia, March 16. Antara Foto/Abriawan Abhe/ via REUTERS
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Medical staff attend to a suspected coronavirus patient at Suradadi Hospital after Indonesia confirmed new cases of the disease, in Tegal, Central Java, Indonesia, March 11.     
   Antara Foto/Oky Lukmansyah/ via REUTERS

Medical staff attend to a suspected coronavirus patient at Suradadi Hospital after Indonesia confirmed new cases of the disease, in Tegal, Central Java, Indonesia, March 11. Antara Foto/Oky Lukmansyah/ via REUTERS

Medical staff attend to a suspected coronavirus patient at Suradadi Hospital after Indonesia confirmed new cases of the disease, in Tegal, Central Java, Indonesia, March 11. Antara Foto/Oky Lukmansyah/ via REUTERS
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Employees from a disinfection service company sanitize a subway station in Seoul, South Korea, March 11. REUTERS/Heo Ran

Employees from a disinfection service company sanitize a subway station in Seoul, South Korea, March 11. REUTERS/Heo Ran

Employees from a disinfection service company sanitize a subway station in Seoul, South Korea, March 11. REUTERS/Heo Ran
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Medical staff attend to a baby with coronavirus at the Wuhan Children's Hospital, in Wuhan, epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, in Hubei province, China, March 6.    China Daily via REUTERS

Medical staff attend to a baby with coronavirus at the Wuhan Children's Hospital, in Wuhan, epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, in Hubei province, China, March 6. China Daily via REUTERS

Medical staff attend to a baby with coronavirus at the Wuhan Children's Hospital, in Wuhan, epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, in Hubei province, China, March 6. China Daily via REUTERS
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A medical official takes the body temperature of passengers, who arrived on a flight from New York City, as a preventive measure at the Boryspil International Airport outside Kiev, Ukraine, March 10. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A medical official takes the body temperature of passengers, who arrived on a flight from New York City, as a preventive measure at the Boryspil International Airport outside Kiev, Ukraine, March 10. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A medical official takes the body temperature of passengers, who arrived on a flight from New York City, as a preventive measure at the Boryspil International Airport outside Kiev, Ukraine, March 10. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A medical worker pulls a stretcher from an ambulance to the isolation room for patients affected with coronavirus at Sanglah Hospital in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, March 11.  
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A medical worker pulls a stretcher from an ambulance to the isolation room for patients affected with coronavirus at Sanglah Hospital in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, March 11. REUTERS/Johannes P. Christo

A medical worker pulls a stretcher from an ambulance to the isolation room for patients affected with coronavirus at Sanglah Hospital in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, March 11. REUTERS/Johannes P. Christo
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A Kirkland firefighter is pictured upon arrival at the Life Care Center of Kirkland, the Seattle-area nursing home at the epicenter of one of the biggest outbreaks in the United States, in Kirkland, Washington, March 10.  
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A Kirkland firefighter is pictured upon arrival at the Life Care Center of Kirkland, the Seattle-area nursing home at the epicenter of one of the biggest outbreaks in the United States, in Kirkland, Washington, March 10. REUTERS/Jason Redmond T

A Kirkland firefighter is pictured upon arrival at the Life Care Center of Kirkland, the Seattle-area nursing home at the epicenter of one of the biggest outbreaks in the United States, in Kirkland, Washington, March 10. REUTERS/Jason Redmond T
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Employees from a disinfection service company sanitize a subway car in Seoul, South Korea, March 11. REUTERS/Heo Ran

Employees from a disinfection service company sanitize a subway car in Seoul, South Korea, March 11. REUTERS/Heo Ran

Employees from a disinfection service company sanitize a subway car in Seoul, South Korea, March 11. REUTERS/Heo Ran
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Medics prepare a tent at a drive-thru coronavirus testing checkpoint in Munich, Germany, March 11.   REUTERS/Andreas Gebert

Medics prepare a tent at a drive-thru coronavirus testing checkpoint in Munich, Germany, March 11. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert

Medics prepare a tent at a drive-thru coronavirus testing checkpoint in Munich, Germany, March 11. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert
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Health workers transport a patient infected with coronavirus at a hospital in Timisoara, western Romania, March 6.  
   Inquam Photos/Virgil Simonescu via REUTERS

Health workers transport a patient infected with coronavirus at a hospital in Timisoara, western Romania, March 6. Inquam Photos/Virgil Simonescu via REUTERS

Health workers transport a patient infected with coronavirus at a hospital in Timisoara, western Romania, March 6. Inquam Photos/Virgil Simonescu via REUTERS
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A Croatian police officer talks to medical stuff near a ferry which arrived from Italy, March 11.  
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A Croatian police officer talks to medical stuff near a ferry which arrived from Italy, March 11. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

A Croatian police officer talks to medical stuff near a ferry which arrived from Italy, March 11. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
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Passengers from the cruise ship Grand Princess walk on the tarmac at Oakland International Airport after 21 people on board tested positive for coronavirus, in Oakland, California,  March 10. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Passengers from the cruise ship Grand Princess walk on the tarmac at Oakland International Airport after 21 people on board tested positive for coronavirus, in Oakland, California, March 10. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Passengers from the cruise ship Grand Princess walk on the tarmac at Oakland International Airport after 21 people on board tested positive for coronavirus, in Oakland, California, March 10. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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Passengers from the Grand Princess cruise ship arrive for quarantine at Trenton Air Force base in Ontario, Canada, March 10. REUTERS/Moe Doiron

Passengers from the Grand Princess cruise ship arrive for quarantine at Trenton Air Force base in Ontario, Canada, March 10. REUTERS/Moe Doiron

Passengers from the Grand Princess cruise ship arrive for quarantine at Trenton Air Force base in Ontario, Canada, March 10. REUTERS/Moe Doiron
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Russian officials and medical staff check passengers as a preventive measure at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport, March 7. REUTERS/Stringer

Russian officials and medical staff check passengers as a preventive measure at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport, March 7. REUTERS/Stringer

Russian officials and medical staff check passengers as a preventive measure at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport, March 7. REUTERS/Stringer
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Nurse Becky Barton walks out of a tent with a test kit at a drive-tru testing site, currently by appointment for employees at UW Medical Center Northwest in Seattle, Washington, March 9. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Nurse Becky Barton walks out of a tent with a test kit at a drive-tru testing site, currently by appointment for employees at UW Medical Center Northwest in Seattle, Washington, March 9. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Nurse Becky Barton walks out of a tent with a test kit at a drive-tru testing site, currently by appointment for employees at UW Medical Center Northwest in Seattle, Washington, March 9. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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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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Officials from hospital support services talk outside newly erected negative pressure screening tents set up outside the emergency room entrance at University of Utah hospital in Salt Lake City, March 9. REUTERS/George Frey

Officials from hospital support services talk outside newly erected negative pressure screening tents set up outside the emergency room entrance at University of Utah hospital in Salt Lake City, March 9. REUTERS/George Frey

Officials from hospital support services talk outside newly erected negative pressure screening tents set up outside the emergency room entrance at University of Utah hospital in Salt Lake City, March 9. REUTERS/George Frey
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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