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A patient practices re-education exercises with physiotherapist Celine Pytlak at the post COVID-19 unit of the Bligny Hospital Center in Briis-sous-Forges during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in France, April 29, 2020. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

A patient practices re-education exercises with physiotherapist Celine Pytlak at the post COVID-19 unit of the Bligny Hospital Center in Briis-sous-Forges during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in France, April 29, 2020....more

A patient practices re-education exercises with physiotherapist Celine Pytlak at the post COVID-19 unit of the Bligny Hospital Center in Briis-sous-Forges during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in France, April 29, 2020. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Medical workers from a hospital collect swabs from high school teachers for nucleic acid tests at a school in Yichang, Hubei province, China April 27. China Daily via REUTERS

Medical workers from a hospital collect swabs from high school teachers for nucleic acid tests at a school in Yichang, Hubei province, China April 27. China Daily via REUTERS

Medical workers from a hospital collect swabs from high school teachers for nucleic acid tests at a school in Yichang, Hubei province, China April 27. China Daily via REUTERS
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Boston EMS medics work to resuscitate a patient on the way to the ambulance amid the coronavirus disease outbreak in Boston, Massachusetts, April 27. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Boston EMS medics work to resuscitate a patient on the way to the ambulance amid the coronavirus disease outbreak in Boston, Massachusetts, April 27. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Boston EMS medics work to resuscitate a patient on the way to the ambulance amid the coronavirus disease outbreak in Boston, Massachusetts, April 27. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Gang members sit inside a cell at Izalco jail during a 24-hour lockdown ordered by El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele after a high number of homicides, during the quarantine to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease, in Izalco, El Salvador April 27. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

Gang members sit inside a cell at Izalco jail during a 24-hour lockdown ordered by El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele after a high number of homicides, during the quarantine to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease, in Izalco, El Salvador...more

Gang members sit inside a cell at Izalco jail during a 24-hour lockdown ordered by El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele after a high number of homicides, during the quarantine to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease, in Izalco, El Salvador April 27. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas
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A man offers funeral prayers for a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officer who died from the coronavirus disease, at a graveyard in New Delhi, India, April 29. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A man offers funeral prayers for a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officer who died from the coronavirus disease, at a graveyard in New Delhi, India, April 29. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A man offers funeral prayers for a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officer who died from the coronavirus disease, at a graveyard in New Delhi, India, April 29. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Surrounded by police, a man exits a closed beach with his arms raised during the coronavirus disease pandemic in Galveston, Texas, April 26. Police gave chase after the man repeatedly walked onto nearby Seawall Boulevard, disrupting vehicle traffic, bystanders said. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Surrounded by police, a man exits a closed beach with his arms raised during the coronavirus disease pandemic in Galveston, Texas, April 26. Police gave chase after the man repeatedly walked onto nearby Seawall Boulevard, disrupting vehicle traffic,...more

Surrounded by police, a man exits a closed beach with his arms raised during the coronavirus disease pandemic in Galveston, Texas, April 26. Police gave chase after the man repeatedly walked onto nearby Seawall Boulevard, disrupting vehicle traffic, bystanders said. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Michael Neel, funeral director of All Veterans Funeral and Cremation, wearing full PPE, looks at the U.S. flag on the casket of George Trefren, a 90-year-old Korean War veteran who died of the coronavirus disease in a nursing home, in Denver, Colorado, April 23. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Michael Neel, funeral director of All Veterans Funeral and Cremation, wearing full PPE, looks at the U.S. flag on the casket of George Trefren, a 90-year-old Korean War veteran who died of the coronavirus disease in a nursing home, in Denver,...more

Michael Neel, funeral director of All Veterans Funeral and Cremation, wearing full PPE, looks at the U.S. flag on the casket of George Trefren, a 90-year-old Korean War veteran who died of the coronavirus disease in a nursing home, in Denver, Colorado, April 23. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
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A health worker scans a resident with an infrared thermometer to check her temperature as a precautionary measure against the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a residential area in New Delhi, India, April 20. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A health worker scans a resident with an infrared thermometer to check her temperature as a precautionary measure against the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a residential area in New Delhi, India, April 20. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A health worker scans a resident with an infrared thermometer to check her temperature as a precautionary measure against the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a residential area in New Delhi, India, April 20. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A doctor in protective suit visits a person suffering from the coronavirus disease at her home in Bergamo, the epicentre of Italy's outbreak, April 16. Patients with symptoms that are not too severe are treated at home in Bergamo, to avoid overcrowding hospitals already overwhelmed with patients needing intensive care. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

A doctor in protective suit visits a person suffering from the coronavirus disease at her home in Bergamo, the epicentre of Italy's outbreak, April 16. Patients with symptoms that are not too severe are treated at home in Bergamo, to avoid...more

A doctor in protective suit visits a person suffering from the coronavirus disease at her home in Bergamo, the epicentre of Italy's outbreak, April 16. Patients with symptoms that are not too severe are treated at home in Bergamo, to avoid overcrowding hospitals already overwhelmed with patients needing intensive care. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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Civil Protection members take part in a demonstration of sanitization in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, April 16. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Civil Protection members take part in a demonstration of sanitization in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, April 16. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Civil Protection members take part in a demonstration of sanitization in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, April 16. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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An elderly man looks up at the sky as an Emergency Medical Technician wheels him back into the Cobble Hill Health Center nursing home in Brooklyn, New York, April 17. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

An elderly man looks up at the sky as an Emergency Medical Technician wheels him back into the Cobble Hill Health Center nursing home in Brooklyn, New York, April 17. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

An elderly man looks up at the sky as an Emergency Medical Technician wheels him back into the Cobble Hill Health Center nursing home in Brooklyn, New York, April 17. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Police fire shotguns and teargas as they attempt to disperse Khayelitsha township residents trying to erect shacks on open ground during a nationwide lockdown in Cape Town, South Africa April 21. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Police fire shotguns and teargas as they attempt to disperse Khayelitsha township residents trying to erect shacks on open ground during a nationwide lockdown in Cape Town, South Africa April 21. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

Police fire shotguns and teargas as they attempt to disperse Khayelitsha township residents trying to erect shacks on open ground during a nationwide lockdown in Cape Town, South Africa April 21. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings
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A medical worker stretches outside Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, April 14. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

A medical worker stretches outside Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, April 14. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

A medical worker stretches outside Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, April 14. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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A nurse practitioner takes a sample to be tested at the CHA Somerville Hospital in Somerville, Massachusetts, April 21. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A nurse practitioner takes a sample to be tested at the CHA Somerville Hospital in Somerville, Massachusetts, April 21. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A nurse practitioner takes a sample to be tested at the CHA Somerville Hospital in Somerville, Massachusetts, April 21. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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New York City Fire Department and Emergency Medical Technicians lift a man after moving him from a nursing home into an ambulance in Brooklyn, New York, April 16. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

New York City Fire Department and Emergency Medical Technicians lift a man after moving him from a nursing home into an ambulance in Brooklyn, New York, April 16. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

New York City Fire Department and Emergency Medical Technicians lift a man after moving him from a nursing home into an ambulance in Brooklyn, New York, April 16. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Mortuary employees transport the body of a person in an elderly residence in Brussels, Belgium, April 14. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Mortuary employees transport the body of a person in an elderly residence in Brussels, Belgium, April 14. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Mortuary employees transport the body of a person in an elderly residence in Brussels, Belgium, April 14. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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Health workers wearing protective gear are pictured during a door-to-door verification of people to find out if they have developed any coronavirus disease symptoms, in a residential area in Kolkata, India, April 21. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Health workers wearing protective gear are pictured during a door-to-door verification of people to find out if they have developed any coronavirus disease symptoms, in a residential area in Kolkata, India, April 21. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Health workers wearing protective gear are pictured during a door-to-door verification of people to find out if they have developed any coronavirus disease symptoms, in a residential area in Kolkata, India, April 21. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Patients diagnosed with coronavirus lie in a ward at the Dos de Mayo national hospital, in Lima, Peru, April 16.  REUTERS/Sebastian Castaneda

Patients diagnosed with coronavirus lie in a ward at the Dos de Mayo national hospital, in Lima, Peru, April 16. REUTERS/Sebastian Castaneda

Patients diagnosed with coronavirus lie in a ward at the Dos de Mayo national hospital, in Lima, Peru, April 16. REUTERS/Sebastian Castaneda
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A taxi driver wears a face mask at the Nima market, as Ghana lifts partial lockdown in Accra, Ghana April 20. REUTERS/Francis Kokoroko

A taxi driver wears a face mask at the Nima market, as Ghana lifts partial lockdown in Accra, Ghana April 20. REUTERS/Francis Kokoroko

A taxi driver wears a face mask at the Nima market, as Ghana lifts partial lockdown in Accra, Ghana April 20. REUTERS/Francis Kokoroko
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Doctor Katharina Franz and paramedic Andreas Hankel, of the rescue helicopter 'Christoph Giessen', reanimate a patient during preparations for his transport in the special isolation chamber 'IsoArk', for highly infectious coronavirus patients, from a clinic in Hanau, Germany, April 16. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Doctor Katharina Franz and paramedic Andreas Hankel, of the rescue helicopter 'Christoph Giessen', reanimate a patient during preparations for his transport in the special isolation chamber 'IsoArk', for highly infectious coronavirus patients, from a...more

Doctor Katharina Franz and paramedic Andreas Hankel, of the rescue helicopter 'Christoph Giessen', reanimate a patient during preparations for his transport in the special isolation chamber 'IsoArk', for highly infectious coronavirus patients, from a clinic in Hanau, Germany, April 16. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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People carry a coffin outside a cemetery in Guayaquil, Ecuador, April 16.   REUTERS/Vicente Gaibor del Pino

People carry a coffin outside a cemetery in Guayaquil, Ecuador, April 16. REUTERS/Vicente Gaibor del Pino

People carry a coffin outside a cemetery in Guayaquil, Ecuador, April 16. REUTERS/Vicente Gaibor del Pino
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Delivery workers pull ropes to pick up food from restaurants as the nearest entrance has been blocked at the Galaxy Soho office buildings in Beijing, China, April 16. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

Delivery workers pull ropes to pick up food from restaurants as the nearest entrance has been blocked at the Galaxy Soho office buildings in Beijing, China, April 16. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

Delivery workers pull ropes to pick up food from restaurants as the nearest entrance has been blocked at the Galaxy Soho office buildings in Beijing, China, April 16. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang
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Pastor Matt Johnson (R) prays over an emotionally distraught woman while distributing food to those in need at One1Seven evangelical Anglican church in Sydney, Australia, April 17. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Pastor Matt Johnson (R) prays over an emotionally distraught woman while distributing food to those in need at One1Seven evangelical Anglican church in Sydney, Australia, April 17. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Pastor Matt Johnson (R) prays over an emotionally distraught woman while distributing food to those in need at One1Seven evangelical Anglican church in Sydney, Australia, April 17. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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A medical worker moves a patient from an ambulance into Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, April 16. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

A medical worker moves a patient from an ambulance into Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, April 16. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

A medical worker moves a patient from an ambulance into Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, April 16. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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A patient diagnosed with coronavirus lies in a ward at the Dos de Mayo national hospital, in Lima, Peru, April 16. REUTERS/Sebastian Castaneda

A patient diagnosed with coronavirus lies in a ward at the Dos de Mayo national hospital, in Lima, Peru, April 16. REUTERS/Sebastian Castaneda

A patient diagnosed with coronavirus lies in a ward at the Dos de Mayo national hospital, in Lima, Peru, April 16. REUTERS/Sebastian Castaneda
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A municipal worker in protective gear prepares to cremate the body a woman who died due to coronavirus in Ahmedabad, India, April 17. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A municipal worker in protective gear prepares to cremate the body a woman who died due to coronavirus in Ahmedabad, India, April 17. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A municipal worker in protective gear prepares to cremate the body a woman who died due to coronavirus in Ahmedabad, India, April 17. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A medical worker sits inside a mobile test van for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) after she collected swabs from people to test, on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, April 27, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

A medical worker sits inside a mobile test van for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) after she collected swabs from people to test, on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, April 27, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

A medical worker sits inside a mobile test van for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) after she collected swabs from people to test, on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, April 27, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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