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Police officers walk across an empty Red Square in Moscow on Tuesday, as the Russian capital goes into lockdown to stem the spread of the new coronavirus. Pavel Golovkin/AP hide caption

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A worker cleans an area along the Las Vegas Strip that's now devoid of the usual crowds, with casinos and many other business shuttered. John Locher/AP hide caption

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Fighting COVID-19 Is Like 'Whack-A-Mole,' Says Writer Who Warned Of A Pandemic

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A man wearing a face mask crosses the Charles Bridge in Prague on Tuesday. The Czech Republic is one of a handful of places throughout Europe now mandating that residents wear face masks when they leave their homes. Michal Cizek/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A family in Kent, England, posted a parody of the song "One Day More" from Les Misérables, with new words about their life under strict lockdown measures in the U.K. due to the coronavirus. Screengrab by NPR/Ben Marsh on Facebook hide caption

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A woman walks at a closed restaurant in an empty terminal at the airport in Munich. Businesses across Germany have closed or cut back hours because of the new coronavirus. Christof Stache/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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In this online poster, now removed, Malaysia's Ministry for Women, Family and Community Development advised women working at home to wear makeup and office clothes so as not to offend their husbands. Ministry for Women, Family and Community Development/Government of Malaysia hide caption

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French secretary of state for equality between men and women, Marlène Schiappa, in Paris in 2017. Philippe Lopez/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, seen here in Ashgabat in October 2019, earlier offered remedies to combat the virus from a book on medicinal plants that he authored. Alexei Druzhinin/AP hide caption

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Russian President Vladimir Putin chaired a meeting with Russian regional officials via videoconference at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Monday, March 30, 2020. Mikhail Klimentyev/AP hide caption

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The goats check out a knitting store called Ewe Felty Thing in Llandudno, Wales. (Really, we couldn't make this up if we tried.) Peter Byrne/PA Images via Getty Images hide caption

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A health worker wears a protective suit at a nursing home, in Madrid, Spain, on Tuesday. With some of the highest cases of COVID-19 in the world, Spain's public health system is overstretched and in need of supplies. Manu Fernandez/AP hide caption

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Spain's Health Staff Are Catching The Coronavirus As Protective Gear Runs Short

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During a minute of silence commemorating COVID-19 victims, flags fly at half-staff Tuesday at Rome's monument to the unknown soldier. Andrew Medichini/AP hide caption

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The grave of St. Charbel has long been visited by people seeking comfort and healing. Alice Fordham for NPR hide caption

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In Lebanon, Some Turn To Beloved Local Saint For Solace And Protection From COVID-19

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Rohingya refugees wait at a relief distribution point in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh on March 24. Suzauddin Rubel/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Christian Drosten, director of the Institute of Virology at Berlin's Charité hospital, is pictured after a news conference in Berlin on March 26, to comment on the spread of the novel coronavirus in Germany. Michael Kappeler/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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'Das Coronavirus' Podcast Captivates Germany With Scientific Info On The Pandemic

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Indians line up to buy medicines in Hyderabad on Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi apologized for imposing a three-week national lockdown, but said it was "needed to win" the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. India just surpassed 1,000 cases in recent days. Mahesh Kumar A/AP hide caption

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As Pandemic Spreads, The Developing World Looks Like The Next Target

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