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Our world in photos: April 1

April 1, 2020 Noah Singer
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ILLINOIS — Heavy load: A worker moved food onto the floor of the United Center in Chicago on March 20. The Greater Chicago Food Depository is utilizing the Center as a satellite storage facility amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo courtesy of the United Center via AP


FLORIDA — On hold: Two cruise ships were anchored offshore in Miami Beach on Tuesday. There are currently seven cruise ships anchored near the city, as a result of a worldwide industry shutdown. Photo: Wilfredo Lee/AP


PERU — Slow week: A man who works hauling items with his cart sat outside a shuttered market as policemen on horseback patrolled downtown Lima on Tuesday. The country has entered its third week of a government-decreed state of emergency. Photo: Rodrigo Abd/AP


EGYPT — Sending thanks: The Ministry of Antiquities illuminated a pyramid in Giza on Monday as an expression of support for health workers battling the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Nariman El-Mofty/AP


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CZECH REPUBLIC — Careful work: A worker disinfected a window in Prague on Wednesday. Photo: Petr David Josek/AP


CUBA — Venturing outside: A woman wearing a protective mask walked down a street in Havana on Tuesday. Cuban authorities are requiring anyone outside their homes to use masks. Photo: Ramon Espinosa/AP


GERMANY — Looking sharp: A whippet wore a scarf and a green suit on a cold day in Gelsenkirchen on Wednesday. Photo: Martin Meissner/AP


PARAGUAY — Lining up: Neighbors lined up for food outside Santa Anna Primary School in Asunción on Tuesday, as part of a food program through the country’s Education Ministry. Photo: Jorge Saenz/AP


GERMANY — New plan: A person stacked rolls of toilet paper at a “toilet paper drive-in” in a parking lot in Dornburg on Wednesday. Amid widespread panic buying, the owner of a pet food shop was able to order thousands of rolls of toilet paper, which he’s currently selling. Photo: Michael Probst/AP

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