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Our world in photos: Feb. 4

February 4, 2020 Noah Singer
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CHINA — Eerie array: Workers arranged beds on Tuesday at a convention center in Wuhan that had been converted into a temporary hospital. Chinese officials said Tuesday that the number of infections from the new coronavirus virus had surpassed 20,000. Chinatopix via AP


CALIFORNIA — Big victory: Stanford guards Daejon Davis, left, and Bryce Wills celebrated a win against Oregon in an NCAA college basketball game in Stanford on Saturday. AP Photo/Tony Avelar


JAPAN — Season’s change: People tried to catch beans scattered by celebrities in Tokyo on Monday during mamemaki, an annual bean throwing ceremony that marks the beginning of lunar calendar spring. AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko


CHILE — Fan’s honor: People launched flares in Santiago on Friday during the funeral procession of Jorge Mora, a Colo-Colo soccer team fan who died after being hit by a police vehicle outside a stadium. AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo


AUSTRALIA — Battling the blaze: A helicopter dropped water onto a fire near Bumbalong on Saturday. The fire, which was sparked by a military helicopter landing light on Monday, has razed more than 53,000 acres. AP Photo/Rick Rycroft


WASHINGTON, D.C. — On the job: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York arrived on Capitol Hill on Monday. AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana


URUGUAY — Peaceful waters: People waded into the ocean to participate in a ritual to honor sea goddess Yemoja at a beach in Montevideo on Sunday. AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico

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