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Our world in photos: August 4

August 4, 2020 Noah Singer
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RUSSIA — At the mall: People wearing face masks and gloves emerged from passages equipped with disinfectant sprays at a shopping mall entrance in Moscow on Monday. Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP


MEXICO — Local hero: El Fantasma, right, president of the Mexico City Lucha Libre Commission, handed out food parcels in Mexico City on Monday donated by a local supermarket to wrestlers who are facing hardship amid COVID-19. Photo: Marco Ugarte/AP


GERMANY — High spirits: A street artist made bubbles in front of the town hall in Frankfurt on Monday. Photo: Michael Probst/AP


INDIA — Monsoon floods: A train moved slowly through waterlogged tracks after monsoon rains in Mumbai on Tuesday. Photo: Rajanish Kakade/AP


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BRITAIN — Final check: A hot air balloon pilot checked her rigging before a mass ascent over Bristol on Monday as part of the social-distanced alternative to the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta. Photo: Ben Birchall/PA via AP


PERU — Quick refill: William Lermo carried an empty oxygen cylinder to refill at a shop in Lima on Monday for his 35-year-old son Guido, who is hospitalized with COVID-19. Photo: Martin Mejia/AP


BRAZIL — Taking a break: Health workers took a break near their ambulance after moving a COVID-19 patient to the HRAN Hospital in Brasilia on Monday. Photo: Eraldo Peres/AP


PHILIPPINES — Slow traffic: Traffic crept though a checkpoint on Tuesday outside Manila as the city undertook another lockdown in the hopes of controlling a surge of coronavirus cases. Photo: Aaron Favila/AP


ECUADOR — Leaving space: People waited to be tested for COVID-19 in the gym of the Unidad Educativa Quitumbe school in Quito on Monday. Photo: Dolores Ochoa/AP

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