The new epidemic of coronavirus
Michigan state police prevent demonstrators from entering the Michigan House of Representatives on Thursday, April 30. Protesters were dissatisfied with the state’s house arrest order. Governor Gretchen Whitmer recently extended the order to May 15, although restrictions have been relaxed so that some businesses can reopen.
This aerial photo shows surfers entering Sydney’s Tamarama Beach on Wednesday, April 29. Several beaches in Sydney have reopened for exercise only.
A hairdresser wears protective gear as he cuts a client’s hair in Lausanne, Switzerland on April 27.
Health workers at a coronavirus testing center in New Delhi are caring for a colleague who passed out from burnout on April 27.
Pitrik van der Lubbe goes from a lifting platform to his 88-year-old father, Henk, at his father’s retirement home in Gouda, the Netherlands, on April 24. Pitrik hadn’t seen his father in more than four weeks.
Protesters shout slogans against the Governor of the Lebanese Central Bank, Riad Salamé, as they block Hamra Street in Beirut, Lebanon, on April 23. Anti-government protesters demonstrate in Beirut as they continue to experience one of its worst economic crises.
A boy plays hopscotch at his home in A Coruña, Spain, April 23.
A dentist wears protective gear while treating a patient in Den Bosch, the Netherlands, April 22.
Biology teachers prepare to take an exam at a secondary school in Berlin on April 22.
A volunteer from Yangon, Myanmar, spreads calcium oxide on a road to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus on April 22.
Migrants arrive from balconies of a hotel in Kranidi, Greece, on April 21. The shelter, which accommodates 470 asylum seekers, was placed in segregation after a pregnant resident tested positive for the new coronavirus.
On April 21, a man disinfects a ceiling light at the Čobanija mosque in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
A nurse holds a newborn baby, wearing a face shield as a protective measure, at a maternity hospital in Jakarta, Indonesia, on April 21.
Health workers at La Paz Hospital in Madrid hold a minute of silence to remember Joaquin Diaz, the hospital’s chief of surgery who died of coronavirus.
A woman cheers from the balcony of her Parisian home to show support for health workers on April 20.
Mayor’s office workers wear protective clothing while conducting a census in a neighborhood in Bogota, Colombia on April 19. They were trying to find out how many families should receive food.
A woman sticks out her tongue from a torn mask at a Reopen Maryland rally outside State House in Annapolis, Maryland, April 18. Residents of several states protested the stay-at-home orders.
Newlyweds Tyler and Caryn Suiters kiss after their wedding ceremony in Arlington, Virginia on April 18. The Reverend Andrew Merrow and his wife Cameron were the only other participants in the ceremony, which was held at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.
Abed Khankan cuts the hair of a client outside in Malmö, Sweden, April 17.
Two women walk to rent a small pedal boat along the Vltava river in Prague, Czech Republic, April 17.
On April 17, cars were installed in a new cinema with driver in Dortmund, Germany, in front of an old blast furnace.
A funeral in Manaus, Brazil, prepares the grave of a woman suspected of having died from the coronavirus.
A member of the Don Bosco Foundation delivers food from the Fraternitas project, which serves vulnerable families in Seville, Spain, April 16.
Police test personal protective equipment in Amritsar, India on April 16.
Workers in Nairobi, Kenya, fumigate the streets and market stalls of City Park on April 15.
Novice Buddhist monks wear face masks at the Molilokayaram Educational Institute in Bangkok, Thailand, April 15.
A woman sits on a bench in an empty metro station in Prague, Czech Republic, April 15.
Health workers in Barcelona, Spain, recognize people who showed support from their balconies and windows.
Clothing workers in Dhaka, Bangladesh, block a road during a demonstration demanding payment of unpaid wages.
A woman meets her son in a Quarantainer, a container designed to allow people to visit each other without risking the spread of the coronavirus, at a health center in Utrecht, the Netherlands, on April 14.
Firefighters transfer a patient from an ambulance to Montpellier, France, on April 14.
A cemetery worker pauses by digging graves at the San Vicente cemetery in Cordoba, Argentina, on April 14.
Workers produce protective masks at a new factory near Tehran, Iran, on April 14.
Medical workers in Istanbul applaud 107-year-old Havahan Karadeniz as she leaves the hospital on April 13. She had just recovered from the coronavirus.
An employee of a florist destroys unsold flowers in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 13.
A police officer requests that people return home to a rally that marked the Bisket Jatra festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal.
A doctor in a protective room tests a patient for coronavirus at a walk-in kiosk in Chennai, India, April 13.
Musicians play their instruments for a retirement home in Karben, Germany, April 13.
A woman is covered in plastic as heavy rain falls outside a New York hospital on April 13.
Jerusalem residents attend the funeral of Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron, the former chief rabbi of Israel who died of a coronavirus.
In Rio de Janeiro, the statue of Christ the Redeemer was illuminated to make Christ look like a doctor on April 12.
A couple stands in a park along the Yangtze River in Wuhan, China.
Priest in charge Angie Smith uses his phone to broadcast an Easter service from a cemetery in Hartley Wintney, England on April 12.
Children greet someone dressed up as an Easter bunny during a neighborhood parade in Haverford, Pennsylvania on April 10.
Health workers in Leganes, Spain, cry at a memorial for a colleague who died of coronavirus.
Volunteers spray disinfectant in a favela in Rio de Janeiro on April 10.
A healthcare worker holds the hand of a coronavirus patient transferred to a hospital near Barcelona, Spain, April 9.
Service boats spray water in London to show support for healthcare workers on April 9.
Employees of Hyundai Card, a credit card company, sit behind protective screens while eating in an office cafeteria in Seoul, South Korea, April 9.
People wait in their cars for the San Antonio Food Bank to start distributing food on April 9.
A worker disinfects a carved cross at the Salt Cathedral in Zipaquira, Colombia, April 8.
A pastry worker in Athens, Greece, prepares chocolate Easter bunnies with face masks on April 8.
Californians Sarah and Aaron Sanders, along with their children, use video conferencing to celebrate a Passover Seder with other family members on April 8.
Cars in Wuhan line up to go to a highway toll station.
On April 7, Rabbi Yaakov Kotlarsky places takeout packages of the Passover Seder in a trunk in Arlington Heights, Illinois.
A man is sprayed with disinfectant before going to the market in Tirana, Albania, Monday, April 6.
Izzie, left and Tippi wear ventilated dog masks in Philadelphia on April 6.
Police arrested a doctor in Quetta, Pakistan, who was among dozens of health workers to protest the lack of personal protective equipment on April 6.
A Catholic priest sprinkles holy water on worshipers during Palm Sunday celebrations in Quezon City, Philippines, Sunday April 5.
Paramilitary members unload supplies in Kampala, Uganda, Saturday April 4. It was the first day of government food distribution to those affected by the foreclosure.
A policeman wearing a coronavirus-themed outfit walks through a market in Chennai, India, to raise awareness of social distancing.
A woman in Moscow cooks while watching Russian President Vladimir Putin speak to the nation about the coronavirus pandemic.
The hashtag “stayhome” is projected onto the Matterhorn which straddles Switzerland and Italy on April 1. The mountain was illuminated by Swiss artist Gerry Hofstetter, who is transforming buildings, monuments and landscapes around the world to raise public awareness during the pandemic.
Volunteers load bags of food into a truck to deliver to low-income families in Panama City, Panama, April 1.
Designer Friederike Jorzig adjusts a model wearing a wedding dress and face mask in her Berlin store on March 31.
People pray near the grave of musician Robson de Souza Lopes after his funeral in Manaus, Brazil, March 31. According to authorities at the Amazon Health Secretary, the 43-year-old man died after being diagnosed with the new coronavirus.
Chris Lyndberg distributes a free lunch to a truck driver at a rest area along Interstate 10 in Sacaton, Arizona on March 31. The Arizona Trucking Association distributed 500 Dilly’s Deli lunches to show appreciation for truck drivers delivering medical care. supplies, food and other necessities during the coronavirus pandemic.
Farmers deliver vegetables to a customer in Saint-Georges-sur-Cher, France, on March 29.
People listen from their homes while priests perform Sunday Mass from the roof of a church in Rome on March 29.
A worker fixes partitions in a quarantine center in Guwahati, India, March 28.
The devices used to diagnose the coronavirus were inspected in Cheongju, South Korea, on March 27. The devices were being prepared for the test kits from the bio-diagnostic company SD Biosensor.
A student does homework in Bratislava, Slovakia, March 27. Schools have been closed around the world and many children have taken their courses online.
A National Guard truck sprays disinfectant in Caracas, Venezuela, March 27.
Pope Francis prays on an empty Saint Peter’s square on March 27.
Coffins carrying victims of coronavirus are stored in a warehouse in Ponte San Pietro, Italy, on March 26. They would be transported to another area for cremation.
Members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards prepare to participate in the disinfection of the city of Tehran on March 25.
Lydia Hassebroek attends a ballet class from her home in New York on March 25.
People visit the Beijing Zoo on March 25 after reopening its outdoor exhibits to the public.
A woman suspected of having a coronavirus is helped from her home by emergency medical technicians Robert Sabia, on the left, and Mike Pareja, in Paterson, New Jersey, on March 24.
People practice social distance while waiting for take-out food at a mall in Bangkok, Thailand, March 24.
People arrive at Madrid’s southern municipal cemetery to attend the funeral of a man who died of coronavirus.
Passengers arrive at Hong Kong International Airport on March 23.
Giuseppe Corbari organizes Sunday Mass in front of the photographs sent by members of his congregation to Giussano, Italy, on March 22. Many religious services are broadcast online so that people can worship while keeping their distance from others.
People applaud balconies to show appreciation for healthcare workers in Mumbai, India.
A woman attends a Sunday service at the Nairobi Baptist Church in Nairobi, Kenya, March 22. The service was broadcast live on the Internet.
A member of the Syrian Red Crescent sprays disinfectant along an alley in the historic Hamidiyah market in Damascus, Syria.
A funeral service is held without family members in Bergamo, Italy, on March 21.
A member of the Syrian relief group Violet disinfects tents in an IDP camp in Kafr Jalis, Syria, on March 21.
On March 20, a doctor examines Juan Vasquez in a test tent at New York’s St. Barnabas Hospital.
On March 18, medical personnel in protective coveralls descended an escalator at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport.
A patient in a biological containment unit is transported on a stretcher to Rome on March 17.
A pedestrian walks a dog on a quiet street in New York on March 17.
People gather to collect free masks in New Delhi on March 17.
Students of the Attarkiah Islamic School wear face masks during a ceremony in the southern province of Narathiwat, Thailand, on March 17.
People wait outside a Woolworths store in Sunbury, Australia, March 17. Australian supermarket chains have announced special shopping hours for the elderly and the disabled so they can shop in less crowded aisles.
A member of the Spanish Military Emergency Unit performs general disinfection at Malaga Airport on March 16.
Displaced families near Atme, Syria, attend a workshop to raise awareness of the coronavirus.
A police officer checks the temperature of bus passengers at a checkpoint in Manila, the Philippines, March 16.
The flowers are stored before destruction at a flower auction in Aalsmeer, the Netherlands, on March 16. Falling demand due to the coronavirus epidemic threatens the Dutch horticultural sector, forcing the destruction of products.
Body temperatures are analyzed when people enter the Wat Pho Buddhist temple in Bangkok, Thailand on March 13.
Sunday March 15, two nuns welcome their neighbors from their balcony in Turin, Italy.
Passengers wait for their flight at Marrakech airport in Morocco on March 15.
On March 15, US Vice President Mike Pence answered a question during a White House briefing on the coronavirus.
A Sea World employee sprays disinfectant in Jakarta, Indonesia, Saturday, March 14.
A member of the White House doctor’s office takes the temperature of a member of the media in the White House’s briefing room on March 14. It was before a press conference with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.
Journalists from Arlington, Virginia are seated about 4 feet apart during a briefing from Marine Corps General Kenneth F. McKenzie on March 13.
People walk past a Broadway theater closed on March 13 after New York canceled all rallies of more than 500 people.
A Costco customer stands next to two shopping carts in Richmond, California on March 13.
A teacher works in an empty classroom at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, Spain.
A woman watches an empty bread aisle in Antwerp, Belgium, March 13.
Employees of the Greek Parliament wear plastic gloves before the swearing-in ceremony for Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou.
A motorcyclist drives a spray disinfectant in Jammu, India, March 13.
Workers prepare to construct an additional building in a hospital on the outskirts of Moscow.
Paul Boyer, chief equipment manager of the NHL Detroit Red Wings, takes out the equipment bags in Washington on March 12. The NHL is one of the sporting leagues that have suspended their seasons.
Students leave Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington on March 12. Beginning the next day, schools in the Snohomish School District are scheduled to close until April 24.
An Uber Eats delivery biker stands in a deserted Piazza di Spagna in Rome.
Workers in protective gear disinfect the Dolmabahçe Palace in Istanbul on March 11.
A person wearing a face mask walks outside a shopping mall in Beijing on March 11.
Medical staff in Wuhan, China, celebrated the release of all coronavirus patients from the temporary hospital on March 9.
Sumo wrestlers attend a tournament in Osaka, Japan, which is taking place behind closed doors due to the coronavirus epidemic.
A couple ride a bike in a park in Seoul, South Korea, March 7.
On March 5, a Blue Sky Rescue volunteer uses fumigation equipment to disinfect a residential complex in Beijing.
Municipal workers are seen at the Kaaba, inside the Great Mosque of Mecca. Saudi Arabia has emptied Islam’s holiest site for sterilization because of fears of coronaviruses, an unprecedented move after the kingdom suspended the Umrah pilgrimage all year.
Passengers react as a worker in a protective suit disinfects the departure area of a station in Hefei, China, March 4.
Teachers at Nagoya International School in Japan are hosting an online course for students who stay at home as a precaution against the spread of the coronavirus.
Soldiers spray disinfectant on a shopping street in Seoul.
A faithful Muslim attends a mass prayer against the coronavirus in Dakar, Senegal, March 4. It was after cases were confirmed in the country.
People wear face masks in Times Square in New York on March 3. New York reported its first case of coronavirus two days earlier.
A security guard stands on the Shibuya Sky Observation Deck in Tokyo on March 3.
Medical personnel stand outside a hospital in Daegu, South Korea, March 1.
Health workers transfer a patient to the Life Care Center in Kirkland, Washington on March 1. The long-term care facility is linked to confirmed cases of coronavirus.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits a London laboratory of the Public Health England National Infection Service.
Tomoyuki Sugano, a professional Yomiuri Giants baseball player, pitches an empty Tokyo Dome during a preseason game on February 29. Fans have been excluded from preseason games to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Commuters wearing masks commute to work during morning rush hour at Shinagawa Station in Tokyo on February 28.
On February 28, medical personnel transported a coronavirus patient to the Red Cross hospital in Wuhan.
A bank worker disinfects banknotes in Sichuan Province of China on February 26.
A child wearing a protective mask rides a scooter in an empty area in Beijing.
A Catholic devotee wears a face mask as he is sprayed with ash during the Ash Wednesday services in Paranaque, the Philippines, on February 26.
People disinfect the Qume Masumeh Shrine in Tehran, Iran, on February 25.
On February 24, a Daegu worker stacks plastic buckets containing medical waste from coronavirus patients.
Paramedics transport an ambulance stretcher to Hong Kong on February 23.
A team of volunteers disinfects a pedestrian bridge in Bangkok, Thailand.
A man bikes in Beijing on February 23.
Staff at Codogno hospital in Italy are transporting new beds inside the hospital on February 21. The hospital welcomes people who have been diagnosed with the new coronavirus.
Doctors examine a lung scan at a hospital in Xiaogan, China on February 20.
A medical worker rests in the isolation department of the Red Cross hospital in Wuhan on February 16.
Authorities watch the cruise ship Westerdam approach a port in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, on February 13. Although there were no confirmed cases of coronavirus on board, the Westerdam was refused port by four other Asian countries before being allowed to dock in Cambodia.
On February 12, a worker had his temperature checked on a shuttered commercial street in Beijing.
The beds are made in the Wuhan sports center, which has been transformed into a temporary hospital.
A child drives a scooter in front of a police officer wearing protective gear outside the Hong Mei home in Hong Kong on February 11. More than 100 people have evacuated the block of apartments after four residents in two different apartments tested positive for coronavirus.
A policeman, on the left, is wearing protective gear while guarding a cord at the Hong Mei home in Hong Kong on February 11.
Le président chinois Xi Jinping a fait vérifier sa température lors d’une apparition à Pékin le 10 février.
Les gens qui participent à un défilé du Nouvel An lunaire à New York brandissent des pancartes indiquant: « Wuhan reste fort! » le 9 février.
Un travailleur portant une combinaison de protection utilise une machine pour désinfecter un établissement commercial à Shanghai, en Chine, le 9 février.
Des travailleurs en tenue de protection marchent près du bateau de croisière Diamond Princess amarré à Yokohama le 7 février.
Une femme pleure en rendant hommage à Li à l’hôpital de Li à Wuhan le 7 février.
Le navire de croisière Anthem of the Seas est vu amarré au port de croisière Cape Liberty à Bayonne, dans le New Jersey, le 7 février. Les passagers devaient subir un dépistage des coronavirus par mesure de précaution, a déclaré à CNN un responsable du Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Une installation lumineuse est exposée par des membres en grève de la Hospital Authority Employees Alliance et d’autres militants dans le bâtiment de la Hospital Authority à Hong Kong le 7 février.
Les passagers sont vus sur le pont du navire de croisière Diamond Princess, amarré au port de Yokohama le 7 février.
Les agents de bord portant des masques faciaux traversent l’aéroport Don Mueang de Bangkok le 7 février.
Des travailleurs vérifient des gants médicaux stériles chez un fabricant de produits en latex à Nanjing, en Chine, le 6 février.
Une femme porte un masque de protection lorsqu’elle fait ses courses dans un marché de Pékin le 6 février.
Cette photo aérienne montre l’hôpital Leishenshan qui est en cours de construction à Wuhan pour traiter les patients atteints de coronavirus.
Un passager montre une note du navire de croisière World Dream amarré au terminal de croisière Kai Tak à Hong Kong le 5 février.
Un masque est vu sur une statue à Pékin le 5 février.
Un chien de Pékin porte un masque de fortune construit à partir d’une tasse en papier.
Les employés des hôpitaux en grève à Hong Kong demandent la fermeture de la frontière avec la Chine continentale le 4 février.
Le navire de croisière Diamond Princess est ancré en quarantaine au large du port de Yokohama le 4 février. Il est arrivé un jour plus tôt, les passagers se sentant mal.
Un travailleur médical portant un équipement de protection attend de prendre la température des personnes entrant dans l’hôpital Princess Margaret à Hong Kong le 4 février.
Les travailleurs médicaux en tenue de protection aident à transférer les patients vers un hôpital de campagne récemment construit à Wuhan.
Des personnes vêtues d’une combinaison de protection discutent devant un hôtel de Wuhan hébergeant des personnes isolées le 3 février.
Un homme se tient devant des écrans de télévision diffusant un discours de la directrice générale de Hong Kong, Carrie Lam, le 3 février. Lam a déclaré que la ville fermerait presque tous les points de contrôle des frontières au continent.
Un collègue pulvérise un désinfectant sur un médecin à Wuhan le 3 février.
Le 1er février, des personnels médicaux déplacent un patient atteint de coronavirus dans une salle d’isolement du Second People’s Hospital de Fuyang, en Chine.
Les enfants portent des bouteilles en plastique comme masques de fortune en attendant de s’enregistrer pour un vol à l’aéroport de Pékin le 30 janvier.
Les passagers de Hong Kong portent des masques de protection en attendant de monter à bord d’un train à la gare de Lo Wu, près de la frontière continentale, le 30 janvier.
Un volontaire portant des vêtements de protection désinfecte une rue de Qingdao, en Chine, le 29 janvier.
Les habitants de Nanning font la queue pour acheter des masques dans un magasin d’appareils médicaux le 29 janvier.
Lyu Jun, à gauche, membre d’une équipe médicale partant pour Wuhan, dit au revoir à un être cher à Urumqi, en Chine, le 28 janvier.
Un vol charter au départ de Wuhan arrive dans un aéroport d’Anchorage, en Alaska, le 28 janvier. Le gouvernement américain a affrété l’avion pour ramener des citoyens et diplomates américains du consulat américain à Wuhan.
Le président sud-coréen Moon Jae-in porte un masque pour inspecter le Centre médical national de Séoul le 28 janvier.
Le chef de la direction de Hong Kong, Carrie Lam, au centre, assiste à une conférence de presse à Hong Kong le 28 janvier. Lam a déclaré que la Chine arrêterait les voyageurs individuels à Hong Kong tout en fermant certains points de contrôle frontaliers et en restreignant les vols et les services ferroviaires depuis le continent.
Des travailleurs d’un aéroport de Novossibirsk, en Russie, vérifient la température des passagers arrivés de Pékin le 28 janvier.
Le secrétaire américain à la Santé et aux Services sociaux, Alex Azar, s’exprime lors d’une conférence de presse sur la réponse américaine en matière de santé publique.
Le 27 janvier, deux résidents se promènent dans un parc vide à Wuhan. La ville est restée en détention pour une quatrième journée.
Une personne porte un masque de protection, des lunettes et un manteau alors qu’elle se tient dans une rue presque vide de Pékin le 26 janvier.
Medical staff members bring a patient to the Wuhan Red Cross hospital on January 25.
People wear protective masks as they walk under Lunar New Year decorations in Beijing on January 25.
Construction workers in Wuhan begin to work on a special hospital to deal with the outbreak on January 24.
A couple kisses goodbye as they travel for the Lunar New Year holiday in Beijing on January 24.
Workers manufacture protective face masks at a factory in China’s Hubei Province on January 23.
Shoppers wear masks in a Wuhan market on January 23.
Passengers are checked by a thermography device at an airport in Osaka, Japan, on January 23.
People wear masks while shopping for vegetables in Wuhan on January 23.
A militia member checks the body temperature of a driver in Wuhan on January 23.
Passengers wear masks as they arrive at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, Philippines, on January 23.
A customer holds boxes of particulate respirators at a pharmacy in Hong Kong on January 23.
Passengers wear masks at the high-speed train station in Hong Kong on January 23.
A woman rides an electric bicycle in Wuhan on January 22.
People in Guangzhou, China, wear protective masks on January 22.
People go through a checkpoint in Guangzhou on January 22.
Medical staff of Wuhan’s Union Hospital attend a gathering on January 22.
Health officials hold a news conference in Beijing on January 22.