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Our world in photos: May 5

May 5, 2020 Noah Singer
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MEXICO — Checking in: A police officer looked through documents as officials waited to receive medical personnel arriving at the former presidential residence Los Pinos in Mexico City on Monday. The health workers staying at Los Pinos want to protect their families by isolating outside their homes. Photo: Rebecca Blackwell/AP


NIGERIA — Slow day: A watch repairer waited for customers in Lagos on Monday. Though Nigeria begun a phased easing of its strict lockdown measures on Monday, its confirmed cases of coronavirus continue to increase. Photo: Sunday Alamba/AP


VENEZUELA — All business: A man wearing a protective mask waited outside the Attorney General’s office in Caracas on Monday. Photo: Matias Delacroix/AP


WASHINGTON — Murder hornets: Giant hornets from Japan were displayed at the Washington state Department of Agriculture in Olympia on Monday. The insect, which has been found in Washington, has been dubbed the “Murder Hornet” in reference to its appetite for honey bees. Photo: Ted S. Warren/AP


ARGENTINA — Venturing outside: A woman wore a face shield at the Villa 31 neighborhood in Buenos Aires on Monday during a government-ordered lockdown. Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP


KASHMIR — Home workout: Boxer Eyed Akeel Khan practiced inside his home in Srinagar on April 23. Photo: Dar Yasin/AP


RUSSIA — Friendly faces: A woman wearing a protective mask walked past wax faces displayed in the window of a wax museum in St.Petersburg on Monday. Photo: Dmitri Lovetsky/AP


BRAZIL — New rule: Commuters wore protective masks in the subway in Sao Paulo on Monday. The state government has mandated that commuters using public transportation must wear face masks. Photo: Andre Penner/AP


SOUTH KOREA — In the stands: A TV cameraman passed empty seats decorated with pictures of fans during a professional baseball game in Incheon on Tuesday. The league began its new season on May 5. Photo: Lee Jin-man/AP


BRITAIN — Lonely commuter: A mouse sat on an empty subway platform in London on Monday. Photo: Aaron Chown/PA via AP

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