21st April 2020

In_pictures Week in Pictures: 14-20 March 2020

In_pictures Week in Pictures: 14-20 March 2020

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A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week as people react to the spread of the coronavirus.

in_pictures Passengers determined to avoid the coronavirus before leaving the UK arrive at Gatwick Airport departure area.Image copyright
Mike Hewitt / Getty images

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Passengers determined to avoid coronavirus arrive at Gatwick Airport departure area.

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in_pictures A senior citizen gets the last pack of toilet rolls at Sainsbury's Supermarket in Northwich, United KingdomImage copyright
Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

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A woman gets the last pack of toilet rolls at Sainsbury’s supermarket in Northwich, United Kingdom. A queue of approximately 600 pensioners had formed before the shop opened at 07:00 with the first hour reserved for elderly and vulnerable people. Many stores have introduced limits on what people can buy to try to curb stockpiling of popular items.

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in_pictures Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro adjusts his protective face maskImage copyright
Adriano Machado/REUTERS

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Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro adjusts his face mask during a news conference to announce measures to curb the spread of coronavirus.

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in_pictures People on a bus in Rio de JaneiroImage copyright
Ricardo Moraes / Reuters

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In Rio de Janeiro, photographer Ricardo Moraes caught this picture of passengers crowded on to a public bus.

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in_pictures Priest Carlos Enrique Leal holds MassImage copyright
David Ramos / Getty images

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At an empty Santa Maria de Betlem church in Barcelona, Spain, priest Carlos Enrique Leal celebrates Mass as it is live-streamed via Youtube to his parishioners.

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in_pictures Traders work on the floorImage copyright
Bryan R Smith / AFP

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Traders at the New York Stock Exchange look on as stocks continue to fall around the world.

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in_pictures Ronen Zvulun / ReutersImage copyright
Ronen Zvulun / Reuters

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Israeli couple Roni Ben-Ari and Yonatan Meushar celebrate their marriage at the Ein Hemed Forest Wedding Venue which is offering free, small-scale weddings for young couples whose plans have been disrupted by the restrictions imposed by the government to fight coronavirus.

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in_pictures Personal trainer Antonietta Orsini carries out an exercise classImage copyright
Remo Casilli / Reuters

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With many Italians unable to leave their homes, personal trainer Antonietta Orsini carries out an exercise class for her neighbours from her balcony in Rome.

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in_pictures A woman waits to take Covid-19 testImage copyright
Mohamed Hossam / EPA

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A woman waits to take Covid-19 test at the Central Public Health Laboratories in Cairo, Egypt.

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Christopher Furlong / Getty Images

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A sign tells people to “Keep calm and carry on gardening” outside the Burleydam Garden Centre in Ellesmere Port, England.

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