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Our world in photos: April 8

April 8, 2020 Noah Singer
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MEXICO — Battling the blaze: A firefighter put out the embers of a fire near the Central de Abasto, the main food distribution center in Mexico City, on Tuesday. Photo: Marco Ugarte/AP


NEVADA — Evening glow: A supermoon rose behind Seven Magic Mountains by artist Ugo Rondinone on Tuesday in Las Vegas. Photo: John Locher/AP


ITALY — Robot nurse: Nurse Helga drove Ivo, a remotely controlled tablet on a periscopic pole mounted on wheels at a hospital in Varese on Wednesday. Ivo can enter rooms and put hospital staff in communication with patients. Photo: Luca Bruno/AP


HAITI — Hanging out: A masked passenger rode a bus in Petion-Ville on Tuesday. Photo: Dieu Nalio Chery/AP


News for those who live, work and play in Brooklyn and beyond

BRITAIN — Latest news: A man reads a newspaper with the headline “PM in intensive care unit” outside St. Thomas Hospital in central London on Tuesday. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been in intensive care with the coronavirus at the hospital since Monday evening. Photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP


CHINA — Back to work: Workers assembled cars at the Dongfeng Honda factory in Wuhan on Wednesday. Wuhan is a major center for heavy industry, and many major plants have restarted production after a major disruption due to the coronavirus. Photo: Ng Han Guan/AP


GREECE — New look: An employee of cake shop prepared chocolate Easter bunnies with masks in Lykovrisi on Wednesday. Greece’s Orthodox Church says it will not permit any public gatherings for Easter services. Photo: Thanassis Stavrakis/AP


MOROCCO — Mending up: A fisherman named Hassan wore a mask while mending a net in Rabat on Tuesday. Photo: Mosa’ab Elshamy/AP


CUBA — Reflections: A man wearing a mask walked alongside a mural of Ernesto “Che” Guevara as other pedestrians were reflected in the side-view mirror of a car in Havana on Tuesday. Photo: Ramon Espinosa/AP

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