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Our world in photos: April 9

April 9, 2020 Noah Singer
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RUSSIA — Careful fix: A worker fixed paving stones at the emptied Red Square, with St. Basil’s Cathedral, center, and the Kremlin’s Spasskaya Tower, right, in the background, in Moscow on Wednesday. Photo: Pavel Golovkin/AP

 

ISRAEL — Upside down: An Israeli man stood on his hands in an empty road in Tel Aviv on Wednesday. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Monday a nationwide lockdown over the Passover holiday to control the country’s virus outbreak. Photo: Oded Balilty/AP

 

CUBA — Family drive: A family rode their tractor through the countryside while wearing masks as a precaution against the spread of the coronavirus in Havana on Wednesday. Cuban authorities have required the use of masks outside of homes. Photo: Ramon Espinosa/AP

 

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SPAIN — Sprayed clean: Anxela Iglesias disinfected masks in Madrid on Wednesday. A network of local volunteers is preparing makeshift masks to distribute among city medical staff and community groups. Photo: Bernat Armangue/AP

 

GUATEMALA — Heavy load: Soldiers carried boxes containing food to deliver to the poor at the Santa Rosita neighborhood on the outskirts of Guatemala City on Monday, during a stay-at-home curfew designed to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Moises Castillo/AP

 

ITALY — Day’s end: A doctor disinfected his shoes as he left the ICU unit of Rome’s San Filippo Neri Hospital in Rome on Thursday.
Photo: Andrew Medichini/AP

 

PARAGUAY — Roadside exam: A nurse from the Ministry of Public Health took a sample from a person on a motorcycle at a coronavirus mobile testing site in Asuncion on Wednesday. Photo: Jorge Saenz/AP

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