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Social distancing to prevent coronavirus spread

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

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

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

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

Urinals are pictured with some blocked off in order for people to distance themselves at motorway services on the M20 in Maidstone, Britain, March 26. REUTERS/John Sibley
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People follow social distancing rules while they line up outside a Sainsbury's in West London, Britain, March 27. REUTERS/Toby Melville

People follow social distancing rules while they line up outside a Sainsbury's in West London, Britain, March 27. REUTERS/Toby Melville

People follow social distancing rules while they line up outside a Sainsbury's in West London, Britain, March 27. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Social distancing markers are seen as poeple line up outside a Sainsbury's in London, Britain, March 27.  REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Social distancing markers are seen as poeple line up outside a Sainsbury's in London, Britain, March 27. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Social distancing markers are seen as poeple line up outside a Sainsbury's in London, Britain, March 27. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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People stand on markings to maintain social distance as they buy vegetables in Kathmandu, Nepal, March 27. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

People stand on markings to maintain social distance as they buy vegetables in Kathmandu, Nepal, March 27. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

People stand on markings to maintain social distance as they buy vegetables in Kathmandu, Nepal, March 27. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Nurses distance themselves as they line up for donated lunches in London, Britain, March 25. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

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

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

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

People maintain a safe distance as they line up to buy vegetables at a stadium turned into a makeshift market during a nationwide lockdown to limit the spread of coronavirus, in Vijayawada in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, India, March 26. REUTERS/Idrees Mohammed
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A man receives a coffee in a cart pulled by a rope after the cafe adopted a social distance policy for their customers in Bangkok, Thailand, March 20. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

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

A man receives a coffee in a cart pulled by a rope after the cafe adopted a social distance policy for their customers in Bangkok, Thailand, March 20. REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa
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Staff of food delivery companies sit on social distancing chairs as they wait for costumers' orders at a department store in Bangkok, Thailand, March 24.   REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

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

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

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

People stand in circles drawn with chalk to maintain a safe distance as they wait to buy medicine in Ahmedabad, India, March 26. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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People maintain social distance while they line up outside a Natwest bank as the spread of the coronavirus disease continues, in London, Britain, March 26. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

People maintain social distance while they line up outside a Natwest bank as the spread of the coronavirus disease continues, in London, Britain, March 26. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

People maintain social distance while they line up outside a Natwest bank as the spread of the coronavirus disease continues, in London, Britain, March 26. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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People stand in circles drawn to maintain a safe distance as they wait to buy grocery items in Kolkata, India, March 26.  
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People stand in circles drawn to maintain a safe distance as they wait to buy grocery items in Kolkata, India, March 26. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

People stand in circles drawn to maintain a safe distance as they wait to buy grocery items in Kolkata, India, March 26. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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People wait in line, following social distancing guidelines, to apply for a relief box via teleconference call at the South Texas Food Bank in Laredo, Texas, March 20.  REUTERS/Veronica G. Cardenas Food Bank

People wait in line, following social distancing guidelines, to apply for a relief box via teleconference call at the South Texas Food Bank in Laredo, Texas, March 20. REUTERS/Veronica G. Cardenas Food Bank

People wait in line, following social distancing guidelines, to apply for a relief box via teleconference call at the South Texas Food Bank in Laredo, Texas, March 20. REUTERS/Veronica G. Cardenas Food Bank
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People maintain the one-meter distance as they stand in a line to buy groceries at a supermarket in Colombo, Sri Lanka, March 24. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

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

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

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

Tables taped up to encourage social distancing at a food court in Singapore, March 25. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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Men sit on the ground with chalk lines drawn to maintain a safe distance as they wait to receive sacks of ration handouts from a charity during a partial lockdown in Karachi, Pakistan, March 26. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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

Men sit on the ground with chalk lines drawn to maintain a safe distance as they wait to receive sacks of ration handouts from a charity during a partial lockdown in Karachi, Pakistan, March 26. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
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People line up in circles drawn with chalk to maintain a safe distance as they wait to enter a supermarket in Mumbai, India, March 25. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

People line up in circles drawn with chalk to maintain a safe distance as they wait to enter a supermarket in Mumbai, India, March 25. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

People line up in circles drawn with chalk to maintain a safe distance as they wait to enter a supermarket in Mumbai, India, March 25. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Taped-off areas for customers to distance themselves from each other  at a food court in Singapore, March 25. REUTERS/Edgar Su

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

Taped-off areas for customers to distance themselves from each other at a food court in Singapore, March 25. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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Tape to keep social distancing is seen on the floor of a Tesco store in Richmond South West London, Britain, March 24. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Tape to keep social distancing is seen on the floor of a Tesco store in Richmond South West London, Britain, March 24. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Tape to keep social distancing is seen on the floor of a Tesco store in Richmond South West London, Britain, March 24. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Visitors stand on boxes for social distancing inside an elevator at a shopping mall in Surabaya, East Java province, Indonesia, March 18.   Antara Foto/Zabur Karuru/ via REUTERS

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

Visitors stand on boxes for social distancing inside an elevator at a shopping mall in Surabaya, East Java province, Indonesia, March 18. Antara Foto/Zabur Karuru/ via REUTERS
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A lady waits to be served behind yellow lines marking the distance customers have to keep between themselves inside a grocery store in Rome, Italy, March 10.  
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A lady waits to be served behind yellow lines marking the distance customers have to keep between themselves inside a grocery store in Rome, Italy, March 10. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

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

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

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

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

Faithful attend a church service at the African Inland Church (AIC) Milimani in Nairobi, Kenya, March 22. REUTERS/Njeri Mwangi
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Passengers line up on social distancing marks at a train station in Bangkok, Thailand, March 24. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Passengers line up on social distancing marks at a train station in Bangkok, Thailand, March 24. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Passengers line up on social distancing marks at a train station in Bangkok, Thailand, March 24. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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People walk around Washington Square Park in New York, March 22. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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

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

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

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

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

Journalists practice social distancing outside a meeting to wrap up work on coronavirus economic aid legislation in Washington, March 21. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert
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Social distancing markers on the seats at a train station in Bangkok, Thailand, March 24. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Social distancing markers on the seats at a train station in Bangkok, Thailand, March 24. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Social distancing markers on the seats at a train station in Bangkok, Thailand, March 24. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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People sit on social distancing benches at a bus station in Thailand, March 22.   REUTERS/Challinee Thirasupa

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

People sit on social distancing benches at a bus station in Thailand, March 22. REUTERS/Challinee Thirasupa
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People queue at the Brent Cross shopping centre in London, Britain, March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Paul Childs

People queue at the Brent Cross shopping centre in London, Britain, March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Paul Childs

People queue at the Brent Cross shopping centre in London, Britain, March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Paul Childs
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Lines on the ground help customers maintain six feet of safe social distance at Dick's Drive-In in Seattle, Washington, March 17. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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

Lines on the ground help customers maintain six feet of safe social distance at Dick's Drive-In in Seattle, Washington, March 17. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Shoppers practice social distancing as they wait in line to purchase produce at the Alemany Farmer's Market in San Francisco, California, March 21. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Shoppers practice social distancing as they wait in line to purchase produce at the Alemany Farmer's Market in San Francisco, California, March 21. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

Shoppers practice social distancing as they wait in line to purchase produce at the Alemany Farmer's Market in San Francisco, California, March 21. REUTERS/Stephen Lam
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People practice social distancing as they exercise in Greenwich Park in London, Britain, March 22. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Shoppers enter a grocery store near a sign requesting social distancing in Seattle, Washington, March 17. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Residents line up to collect vegetables purchased through group orders at a residential area in Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, in China's Hubei province, March 5. REUTERS/Stringer

Residents line up to collect vegetables purchased through group orders at a residential area in Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, in China's Hubei province, March 5. REUTERS/Stringer

Residents line up to collect vegetables purchased through group orders at a residential area in Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, in China's Hubei province, March 5. REUTERS/Stringer
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Parliament member keep a safe distance from one another a the inaugural meeting of the state parliament in Hamburg, Germany, March 18. Axel Heimken/Pool via Reuters

Parliament member keep a safe distance from one another a the inaugural meeting of the state parliament in Hamburg, Germany, March 18. Axel Heimken/Pool via Reuters

Parliament member keep a safe distance from one another a the inaugural meeting of the state parliament in Hamburg, Germany, March 18. Axel Heimken/Pool via Reuters
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People line up at a supermarket to stock up on food and goods in Rome, Italy, March 10. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

People line up at a supermarket to stock up on food and goods in Rome, Italy, March 10. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

People line up at a supermarket to stock up on food and goods in Rome, Italy, March 10. REUTERS/Yara Nardi
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A man wearing a protective face mask as people line up outside a Sainsbury's supermarket in south west London, Britain, March 24.  REUTERS/Toby Melville

A man wearing a protective face mask as people line up outside a Sainsbury's supermarket in south west London, Britain, March 24. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A man wearing a protective face mask as people line up outside a Sainsbury's supermarket in south west London, Britain, March 24. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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People maintain a one-meter distance as they stand in a line to buy groceries at a supermarket in Colombo, Sri Lanka, March 24. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

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

People maintain a 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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Social distancing markers on the floor of a ticket counter at a train station in Bangkok, Thailand, March 24. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Social distancing markers on the floor of a ticket counter at a train station in Bangkok, Thailand, March 24. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Social distancing markers on the floor of a ticket counter at a train station in Bangkok, Thailand, March 24. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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