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A medical worker in a protective suit takes a break during her night shift at a community health service center, which has an isolated section to receive patients with mild symptoms of the novel coronavirus and suspected patients of the virus, in Qingshan district of Wuhan, Hubei province, China February 9, 2020. China Daily via REUTERS

A medical worker in a protective suit takes a break during her night shift at a community health service center, which has an isolated section to receive patients with mild symptoms of the novel coronavirus and suspected patients of the virus, in...more

A medical worker in a protective suit takes a break during her night shift at a community health service center, which has an isolated section to receive patients with mild symptoms of the novel coronavirus and suspected patients of the virus, in Qingshan district of Wuhan, Hubei province, China February 9, 2020. China Daily via REUTERS
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Driver Ryan Newman wrecks during the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, February 17, 2020. Newman was released from the hospital two days after a spectacular crash during the last lap, when his vehicle careened into a wall and flipped into the air before being hit by another car on the driver's side. Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports

Driver Ryan Newman wrecks during the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, February 17, 2020. Newman was released from the hospital two days after a spectacular crash during the last lap, when his vehicle careened...more

Driver Ryan Newman wrecks during the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, February 17, 2020. Newman was released from the hospital two days after a spectacular crash during the last lap, when his vehicle careened into a wall and flipped into the air before being hit by another car on the driver's side. Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports
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Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg walks offstage at the end of the ninth Democratic 2020 presidential candidates debate at the Paris Theater in Las Vegas, Nevada, February 19, 2020. Bloomberg faced a barrage of attacks at his first debate, as his rivals assailed the free-spending and fast-rising billionaire over his record on race, history of sexist comments and the use of his massive fortune to muscle his way into the contest. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg walks offstage at the end of the ninth Democratic 2020 presidential candidates debate at the Paris Theater in Las Vegas, Nevada, February 19, 2020. Bloomberg faced a barrage of attacks at his first debate,...more

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg walks offstage at the end of the ninth Democratic 2020 presidential candidates debate at the Paris Theater in Las Vegas, Nevada, February 19, 2020. Bloomberg faced a barrage of attacks at his first debate, as his rivals assailed the free-spending and fast-rising billionaire over his record on race, history of sexist comments and the use of his massive fortune to muscle his way into the contest. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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A patient named Dagmar Turner, 53, plays violin while surgeons remove her brain tumor at King's College Hospital in London, Britain. Turner played Mahler and Gershwin while the tumor in her right frontal lobe, close to the area that controls the fine movement of her left hand, was removed so that surgeons could preserve her ability to play music and her 40-year passion for the instrument. Picture taken January 31, 2020. King's College Hospital/Handout via REUTERS

A patient named Dagmar Turner, 53, plays violin while surgeons remove her brain tumor at King's College Hospital in London, Britain. Turner played Mahler and Gershwin while the tumor in her right frontal lobe, close to the area that controls the fine...more

A patient named Dagmar Turner, 53, plays violin while surgeons remove her brain tumor at King's College Hospital in London, Britain. Turner played Mahler and Gershwin while the tumor in her right frontal lobe, close to the area that controls the fine movement of her left hand, was removed so that surgeons could preserve her ability to play music and her 40-year passion for the instrument. Picture taken January 31, 2020. King's College Hospital/Handout via REUTERS
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A Hindu holy man, or sadhu, applies tika on his forehead at Pashupatinath Temple a day ahead of the Shivaratri festival in Kathmandu, Nepal February 20, 2020. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A Hindu holy man, or sadhu, applies tika on his forehead at Pashupatinath Temple a day ahead of the Shivaratri festival in Kathmandu, Nepal February 20, 2020. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A Hindu holy man, or sadhu, applies tika on his forehead at Pashupatinath Temple a day ahead of the Shivaratri festival in Kathmandu, Nepal February 20, 2020. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Members of the security forces are seen in action during a protest against Chile's government in Valparaiso, Chile, February 18, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Members of the security forces are seen in action during a protest against Chile's government in Valparaiso, Chile, February 18, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Members of the security forces are seen in action during a protest against Chile's government in Valparaiso, Chile, February 18, 2020. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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Trump's longtime adviser Roger Stone departs court after he was sentenced to three years and four months in prison for charges that include lying to Congress, obstruction of justice and witness tampering, at U.S. District Court in Washington, February 20, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Trump's longtime adviser Roger Stone departs court after he was sentenced to three years and four months in prison for charges that include lying to Congress, obstruction of justice and witness tampering, at U.S. District Court in Washington,...more

Trump's longtime adviser Roger Stone departs court after he was sentenced to three years and four months in prison for charges that include lying to Congress, obstruction of justice and witness tampering, at U.S. District Court in Washington, February 20, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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A bus arrives near the cruise ship Diamond Princess at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, Japan, February 16, 2020. Japan reported the deaths of two elderly passengers from the quarantined ship, the first fatalities from aboard the ship where more than 630 cases account for the biggest cluster of infection outside China. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A bus arrives near the cruise ship Diamond Princess at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, Japan, February 16, 2020. Japan reported the deaths of two elderly passengers from the quarantined ship, the first fatalities from aboard the ship where...more

A bus arrives near the cruise ship Diamond Princess at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, Japan, February 16, 2020. Japan reported the deaths of two elderly passengers from the quarantined ship, the first fatalities from aboard the ship where more than 630 cases account for the biggest cluster of infection outside China. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Soldiers with South Sudan People's Defence Forces (SSPDF), South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA), and The Sudan People's Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM-IO) gather at the training site for the joint force to protect VIPs in Gorom outside Juba, South Sudan February 17, 2020. REUTERS/Andreea Campeanu

Soldiers with South Sudan People's Defence Forces (SSPDF), South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA), and The Sudan People's Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM-IO) gather at the training site for the joint force to protect VIPs in Gorom outside...more

Soldiers with South Sudan People's Defence Forces (SSPDF), South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA), and The Sudan People's Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM-IO) gather at the training site for the joint force to protect VIPs in Gorom outside Juba, South Sudan February 17, 2020. REUTERS/Andreea Campeanu
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A new mural by Banksy is pictured in Marsh Lane in Bristol, Britain, February 13, 2020. The British street artist gave a Valentine's Day gift to his home town with the appearance of a new mural showing a small girl with a catapult and a splatter of red flowers. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden

A new mural by Banksy is pictured in Marsh Lane in Bristol, Britain, February 13, 2020. The British street artist gave a Valentine's Day gift to his home town with the appearance of a new mural showing a small girl with a catapult and a splatter of...more

A new mural by Banksy is pictured in Marsh Lane in Bristol, Britain, February 13, 2020. The British street artist gave a Valentine's Day gift to his home town with the appearance of a new mural showing a small girl with a catapult and a splatter of red flowers. REUTERS/Rebecca Naden
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Forensic experts work around a damaged car after a shooting in Hanau, Germany, February 20, 2020. A man suspected of shooting dead nine people in shisha bars in the German town near Frankfurt before killing himself and his mother had posted a manifesto online including conspiracy theories and deeply racist views, prosecutors said. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Forensic experts work around a damaged car after a shooting in Hanau, Germany, February 20, 2020. A man suspected of shooting dead nine people in shisha bars in the German town near Frankfurt before killing himself and his mother had posted a...more

Forensic experts work around a damaged car after a shooting in Hanau, Germany, February 20, 2020. A man suspected of shooting dead nine people in shisha bars in the German town near Frankfurt before killing himself and his mother had posted a manifesto online including conspiracy theories and deeply racist views, prosecutors said. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Internally displaced children stand on snow near tents at a makeshift camp in Azaz, Syria February 13, 2020. Nearly a million people, mostly women and children, are trying to escape the latest wave of violence in the Idlib region, overwhelming aid agencies. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Internally displaced children stand on snow near tents at a makeshift camp in Azaz, Syria February 13, 2020. Nearly a million people, mostly women and children, are trying to escape the latest wave of violence in the Idlib region, overwhelming aid...more

Internally displaced children stand on snow near tents at a makeshift camp in Azaz, Syria February 13, 2020. Nearly a million people, mostly women and children, are trying to escape the latest wave of violence in the Idlib region, overwhelming aid agencies. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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A model presents creations from the Moncler autumn/winter 2020 collection during Milan Fashion Week in Milan, Italy February 19, 2020. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

A model presents creations from the Moncler autumn/winter 2020 collection during Milan Fashion Week in Milan, Italy February 19, 2020. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

A model presents creations from the Moncler autumn/winter 2020 collection during Milan Fashion Week in Milan, Italy February 19, 2020. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo
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Veterinarian Maria Angela Panelli looks at a bird that received a resin prosthetic beak during surgery in Barretos, Brazil February 14, 2020. Panelli creates custom-made prosthetics for animals at her practice, helping those with injuries and disabilities. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

Veterinarian Maria Angela Panelli looks at a bird that received a resin prosthetic beak during surgery in Barretos, Brazil February 14, 2020. Panelli creates custom-made prosthetics for animals at her practice, helping those with injuries and...more

Veterinarian Maria Angela Panelli looks at a bird that received a resin prosthetic beak during surgery in Barretos, Brazil February 14, 2020. Panelli creates custom-made prosthetics for animals at her practice, helping those with injuries and disabilities. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli
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A bride sits in a limousine at a wedding chapel on Valentine's Day in Las Vegas, Nevada, February 14, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A bride sits in a limousine at a wedding chapel on Valentine's Day in Las Vegas, Nevada, February 14, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A bride sits in a limousine at a wedding chapel on Valentine's Day in Las Vegas, Nevada, February 14, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Dogs wear masks at a main shopping area in downtown Shanghai, China, as the country is hit by an outbreak of a new coronavirus, February 16, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song

Dogs wear masks at a main shopping area in downtown Shanghai, China, as the country is hit by an outbreak of a new coronavirus, February 16, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song

Dogs wear masks at a main shopping area in downtown Shanghai, China, as the country is hit by an outbreak of a new coronavirus, February 16, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song
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The coffin of seven-year-old Fatima Cecilia Aldrighett is seen during her funeral in Mexico City, Mexico February 18, 2020. The body of Aldrighett was discovered over the weekend in a plastic garbage bag, sparking outrage over growing violence against women in Mexico. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

The coffin of seven-year-old Fatima Cecilia Aldrighett is seen during her funeral in Mexico City, Mexico February 18, 2020. The body of Aldrighett was discovered over the weekend in a plastic garbage bag, sparking outrage over growing violence...more

The coffin of seven-year-old Fatima Cecilia Aldrighett is seen during her funeral in Mexico City, Mexico February 18, 2020. The body of Aldrighett was discovered over the weekend in a plastic garbage bag, sparking outrage over growing violence against women in Mexico. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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Film producer Harvey Weinstein and his legal team arrive at the Criminal Court during his sexual assault trial in Manhattan, New York City, February 18, 2020. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Film producer Harvey Weinstein and his legal team arrive at the Criminal Court during his sexual assault trial in Manhattan, New York City, February 18, 2020. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Film producer Harvey Weinstein and his legal team arrive at the Criminal Court during his sexual assault trial in Manhattan, New York City, February 18, 2020. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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Galiya, 29, who is homeless, looks out from Alexey's makeshift shelter in Omsk, Russia, February 14, 2020. Siberia's homeless live a perilous existence as they try to survive freezing night-time temperatures of -22 degrees Fahrenheit. REUTERS/Alexey Malgavko

Galiya, 29, who is homeless, looks out from Alexey's makeshift shelter in Omsk, Russia, February 14, 2020. Siberia's homeless live a perilous existence as they try to survive freezing night-time temperatures of -22 degrees Fahrenheit. REUTERS/Alexey...more

Galiya, 29, who is homeless, looks out from Alexey's makeshift shelter in Omsk, Russia, February 14, 2020. Siberia's homeless live a perilous existence as they try to survive freezing night-time temperatures of -22 degrees Fahrenheit. REUTERS/Alexey Malgavko
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Aleppo's historic citadel is pictured from a SyrianAir Airbus A320-200 headed to Aleppo international airport, which received its first scheduled flight in eight years, February 19, 2020. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

Aleppo's historic citadel is pictured from a SyrianAir Airbus A320-200 headed to Aleppo international airport, which received its first scheduled flight in eight years, February 19, 2020. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

Aleppo's historic citadel is pictured from a SyrianAir Airbus A320-200 headed to Aleppo international airport, which received its first scheduled flight in eight years, February 19, 2020. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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