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Our world in photos: March 13

March 13, 2020 Noah Singer
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GERMANY — Staying put: Various aircraft were parked at the Frankfurt Airport on Friday. A large number of flights have been canceled due to the coronavirus. Photo: Michael Probst/AP


ARGENTINA — Empty stands: Players of Peru’s Alianza Lima and Argentina’s Racing Club lined up before a Copa Libertadores soccer match at the Presidente Perón stadium in Buenos Aires on Thursday. The match was played in an empty, closed-door stadium as part of government measures to contain transmission of the coronavirus. Photo: Gustavo Garello/AP


CALIFORNIA — All alone: A street performer sat at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco on Thursday. California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Thursday that a guidance for Californians to avoid unnecessary gatherings to avoid the spread of the coronavirus will likely extend beyond March. Photo: Jeff Chiu/AP


NORTH CAROLINA — Wheeled away: Personnel removed basketballs from a court in Greensboro on Thursday after all NCAA Atlantic Coast Conference games were canceled to slow the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Gerry Broome/AP


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PHILIPPINES — Helping out: A security guard wearing a protective mask assisted a woman in Manila on Friday. President Rodrigo Duterte has authorized sweeping quarantines in the crowded capital city to fight the new coronavirus. Photo: Aaron Favila/AP


SPAIN — Closed roads: A police officer stood on a closed off-ramp near Igualada on Friday. Officials introduced mandatory lockdowns and shut down highways on Friday to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Joan Mateu/AP


TURKEY — Still sterilizing: Workers disinfected the main hall of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey in Ankara on Friday as a precaution against the coronavirus. Photo: Burhan Ozbilici/AP

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