Overworked and mistrusted: Russia’s medical workers risk their lives with little applause
Commuters walk through the station during Tokyo morning rush hour on May 26.
Students take their spring exams at Vallhall Sports Arena in Oslo, Norway on May 26.
Preschoolers wearing face masks wait to wash their hands in a makeshift sink before class in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Monday, May 25. The country has become one of the first in West Africa to resume classes after two months of stopping the coronavirus.
A security official stands guard as delegates leave after the second plenary session of the Chinese National People’s Congress in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on May 25.
Olivia Grant, right, kisses her grandmother, Mary Grace Sileo, through a plastic canvas hanging on a clothesline May 24 in Wantagh, New York.
Retired U.S. Marine Corps veteran Brian Carabine replaces flags at the South End Cemetery in East Hampton, New York May 23 before Memorial Day weekend.
Graduates spin their acorns during a car graduation ceremony for Faith Lutheran High School at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Friday May 22.
Workers wear protective gear when they start a cremation furnace in Ecatepec, Mexico, Thursday, May 21.
A health worker wears a face shield while checking a patient’s temperature at a hospital in Toluca, Mexico, May 21. Mexico reported its highest number of new cases per day.
On May 21, people lowered the coffin of a deceased coronavirus woman in Srinagar, India.
Levi Tinker, resident historian and general manager of the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood, makes an announcement in the theater’s empty auditorium on Monday May 18. It was the celebration of the theater’s 93rd anniversary.
People practice social distance in Domino Park in New York on Sunday, May 17.
Nurses from Nairobi, Kenya, participate in a Zumba fitness class in the parking lot of the Kenyatta University Teaching, Reference and Research Hospital on May 17.
Mary Faye Cochran sings “You Are My Sunshine” to her son Stacey Smith from her retirement home in Smyrna, Georgia on May 10. It was Mother’s Day in the United States.
Pope Francis delivers a blessing from the window of his workshop overlooking an empty Saint Peter’s Square on May 10.
The San Isidro cemetery in Mexico City, which has been temporarily closed to the public to limit the spread of Covid-19, is visible in this May 10 aerial photo.
Mary Washington speaks through a window to her daughter Courtney Crosby and grandchild Sydney Crosby during a Mother’s Day celebration at her seniors’ facility in Smyrna.
A Briarcliff high school student participates in a parade of senior graduates through the Briarcliff Manor, New York, May 9.
People wear face masks while watching a Victory Day military parade in Minsk, Belarus, May 9. The parade marked the 75th anniversary of the Allied victory over Nazi Germany during the Second World War.
A man walks past social distancing markers outside a store in Brussels, Belgium, May 9.
On May 9, a man stops by placing a parent’s coffin in a pickup truck at a New York funeral home.
Health workers wait for citizens to arrive at Anna International Airport in Chennai, India on May 9. People arrived in Chennai from Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates.
A man wearing a face mask walks through Chinatown in Yokohama, Japan, May 8. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced that Japan will extend its state of emergency until the end of May.
US citizens stranded in Syria due to the pandemic arrive at the Lebanese border en route to Beirut airport, where they will depart for the United States.
During a demonstration in Washington on May 7, members of National Nurses United stand among empty shoes that they say represent nurses who died from Covid-19.
A worker helps disinfect a subway train in New York on May 6. The metro system was shut down for thorough cleaning.
High school students study in a classroom in Wuhan, China when they returned to school on May 6.
A nursery is disinfected in Cannes, France, on May 6. Nurseries in France were to reopen gradually on May 11.
Refrigerated trucks are seen in a morgue that opened in New York to help overcrowded funeral homes.
Michigan state police prevent demonstrators from entering the Michigan House of Representatives on April 30. The demonstrators were unhappy with the state’s order to stay at home. Governor Gretchen Whitmer recently extended the order until May 15, although restrictions have been relaxed so that some businesses can reopen.
This aerial photo shows surfers entering Sydney’s Tamarama Beach on April 29. Several beaches in Sydney have reopened for exercise only.
A hairdresser wears protective equipment as he cuts a client’s hair in Lausanne, Switzerland, on April 27.
Health workers at a coronavirus testing center in New Delhi are caring for a colleague who passed out due to burnout on April 27.
Pitrik van der Lubbe passes from a lifting platform to his 88-year-old father, Henk, in his father’s retirement home in Gouda, the Netherlands, on April 24. Pitrik hadn’t seen his father for more than four weeks.
Protesters shout slogans against the governor of the Lebanese Central Bank, Riad Salamé, as they block Hamra Street in Beirut, Lebanon, on April 23. Anti-government protesters demonstrate in Beirut as they continue to experience one of its worst economic crises.
A boy plays hopscotch at his home in A Coruña, Spain, April 23.
A dentist wears protective equipment while treating a patient in Den Bosch, the Netherlands, April 22.
Biology teachers prepare to take an exam at a secondary school in Berlin on April 22.
A volunteer from Yangon, Myanmar, spreads calcium oxide on a road to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus on April 22.
Migrants arrive from the balconies of a hotel in Kranidi, Greece, on April 21. The shelter, which accommodates 470 asylum seekers, was placed in segregation after a pregnant resident tested positive for the new coronavirus.
On April 21, a man disinfects a ceiling lamp at the Čobanija mosque in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
A nurse holds a newborn baby, wearing a face shield as a protective measure, at a maternity hospital in Jakarta, Indonesia, on April 21.
Health workers at La Paz Hospital in Madrid hold a minute of silence to remember Joaquin Diaz, the hospital’s chief of surgery who died of coronavirus.
A woman cheers from the balcony of her Parisian home to show support for health workers on April 20.
Mayor’s office workers wear protective clothing while conducting a census in a neighborhood in Bogota, Colombia on April 19. They were trying to find out how many families should receive food.
A woman sticks out her tongue from a torn mask during a Reopen Maryland rally outside the State House in Annapolis, Maryland, April 18. Residents of several states protested the stay-at-home orders.
Newlyweds Tyler and Caryn Suiters kiss after their wedding ceremony in Arlington, Virginia on April 18. The Reverend Andrew Merrow and his wife, Cameron, were the only other participants in the ceremony, which was held at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.
Abed Khankan cuts the hair of a client outside in Malmö, Sweden, April 17.
Two women walk to rent a small pedal boat along the Vltava River in Prague, Czech Republic, April 17.
Cars are installed in a recently opened drive-in cinema in Dortmund, Germany, on April 17. He stands in front of an old blast furnace.
A funeral in Manaus, Brazil, prepares the grave of a woman suspected of having died from coronaviruses.
A member of the Don Bosco Foundation delivers food from the Fraternitas project, which serves vulnerable families in Seville, Spain, April 16.
Police officers try on personal protective equipment in Amritsar, India, on April 16.
Workers in Nairobi, Kenya, fumigate the streets and market stalls of City Park on April 15.
Novice Buddhist monks wear face masks at the Molilokayaram Educational Institute in Bangkok, Thailand on April 15.
A woman sits on a bench in an empty metro station in Prague, Czech Republic, April 15.
Health workers in Barcelona, Spain, recognize people who showed support from their balconies and windows.
Clothing workers in Dhaka, Bangladesh, block a road during a protest demanding payment of unpaid wages.
A woman meets her son in a “Quarantainer”, a container designed to allow people to visit each other without risking the spread of the coronavirus, at a health center in Utrecht, the Netherlands, on April 14.
Firefighters transfer a patient from an ambulance to Montpellier, France, on April 14.
A cemetery worker pauses while digging graves at the San Vicente cemetery in Cordoba, Argentina, on April 14.
Workers produce protective masks at a new factory near Tehran, Iran, on April 14.
Medical workers in Istanbul applaud 107-year-old Havahan Karadeniz as she leaves the hospital on April 13. She had just recovered from the coronavirus.
An employee of a florist destroys unsold flowers in St. Petersburg, Russia, April 13.
A police officer requests that people return home to a rally that marked the Bisket Jatra festival in Bhaktapur, Nepal.
A doctor in a protective room tests a patient for coronavirus at a walk-in kiosk in Chennai, India, April 13.
Musicians play their instruments for a retirement home in Karben, Germany, April 13.
A woman is covered in plastic as heavy rain falls outside a New York hospital on April 13.
Residents of Jerusalem attend the funeral of Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron, the former chief rabbi of Israel who died from complications from a coronavirus.
In Rio de Janeiro, the statue of Christ the Redeemer was illuminated to make Christ look like a doctor on April 12.
A couple stands in a park along the Yangtze River in Wuhan, China.
Priest in charge Angie Smith uses his phone to broadcast an Easter service from a cemetery in Hartley Wintney, England on April 12.
Children greet someone disguised as an Easter bunny during a neighborhood parade in Haverford, Pennsylvania, April 10.
Health workers in Leganes, Spain, cry at a memorial for a colleague who died from coronavirus.
Volunteers spray disinfectant in a favela in Rio de Janeiro on April 10.
A healthcare worker holds the hand of a coronavirus patient who is transferred to a hospital near Barcelona, Spain, on April 9.
Service boats spray water in London to show support for healthcare workers on April 9.
Employees of Hyundai Card, a credit card company, sit behind protective screens while eating in an office cafeteria in Seoul, South Korea, April 9.
People wait in their cars for the San Antonio Food Bank to start distributing food on April 9.
A worker disinfects a carved cross at the Salt Cathedral in Zipaquira, Colombia, April 8.
An employee of a pastry shop in Athens, Greece, prepares chocolate Easter bunnies with face masks on April 8.
Californians Sarah and Aaron Sanders and their children use video conferencing to celebrate a Passover Seder with other family members on April 8.
Cars in Wuhan line up to go to a highway toll station.
On April 7, Rabbi Yaakov Kotlarsky places takeout packages of Passover Seder in a trunk in Arlington Heights, Illinois.
A man receives a spray of disinfectant before going to the market in Tirana, Albania, Monday, April 6.
Izzie, left and Tippi wear ventilated dog masks in Philadelphia on April 6.
Police arrested a doctor in Quetta, Pakistan, who was among dozens of health workers to protest the lack of personal protective equipment on April 6.
A Catholic priest sprinkles holy water on worshipers during Palm Sunday celebrations in Quezon City, Philippines, Sunday April 5.
Paramilitary members unload supplies in Kampala, Uganda, on Saturday April 4. It was the first day of government food distribution to those affected by the foreclosure of the country.
A police officer wearing a coronavirus-themed outfit walks through a market in Chennai, India, to raise awareness of social distancing.
In Moscow, a woman cooks while watching Russian President Vladimir Putin speak to the nation about the coronavirus pandemic.
The hashtag “stayhome” is projected on the Matterhorn which straddles Switzerland and Italy on April 1st. The mountain was illuminated by Swiss artist Gerry Hofstetter, who transformed buildings, monuments and landscapes all over the world to raise public awareness during the pandemic.
Volunteers load bags of food into a truck to deliver to low-income families in Panama City, Panama, April 1.
Designer Friederike Jorzig adjusts a model wearing a wedding dress and face mask in her Berlin store on March 31.
People pray near the grave of musician Robson de Souza Lopes after his burial in Manaus, Brazil, March 31. According to authorities at the Amazon Health Secretary, the 43-year-old man died after being diagnosed with the new coronavirus.
Chris Lyndberg distributes a free lunch to a truck driver at a rest area along Interstate 10 in Sacaton, Arizona, March 31. The Arizona Trucking Association distributed 500 Dilly’s Deli lunches to show appreciation for truck drivers delivering medical care. supplies, food and other necessities during the coronavirus pandemic.
Farmers deliver vegetables to a customer in Saint-Georges-sur-Cher, France, on March 29.
People listen from their homes while priests perform Sunday mass from the roof of a church in Rome on March 29.
A worker fixes partitions in a quarantine center in Guwahati, India, March 28.
The devices used to diagnose the coronavirus were inspected in Cheongju, South Korea, on March 27. The devices were being prepared for the test kits from the bio-diagnostic company SD Biosensor.
A student does homework in Bratislava, Slovakia, March 27. Schools have been closed around the world and many children have taken their courses online.
A National Guard truck sprays disinfectant in Caracas, Venezuela, March 27.
Pope Francis prays on an empty Saint Peter’s square on March 27.
The caskets carrying victims of coronavirus are stored in a warehouse in Ponte San Pietro, Italy, on March 26. They would be transported to another area for cremation.
Members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards prepare to participate in the disinfection of the city of Tehran on March 25.
Lydia Hassebroek attends a ballet class from her home in New York on March 25.
People visit the Beijing Zoo on March 25 after reopening its outdoor exhibits to the public.
A woman suspected of having a coronavirus is helped from her home by emergency medical technicians Robert Sabia, on the left, and Mike Pareja, in Paterson, New Jersey, March 24.
People practice social distance while waiting for take-out food at a mall in Bangkok, Thailand, March 24.
People arrive at Madrid’s southern municipal cemetery to attend the funeral of a man who died of coronaviruses.
Passengers arrive at Hong Kong International Airport on March 23.
Giuseppe Corbari holds Sunday Mass in front of photographs sent by members of his congregation to Giussano, Italy, on March 22. Many religious services are broadcast online so that people can worship while keeping their distance from others.
People applaud balconies to show their appreciation for healthcare workers in Mumbai, India.
A woman attends a Sunday service at the Nairobi Baptist Church in Nairobi, Kenya, March 22. The service was broadcast live on the Internet.
A member of the Syrian Red Crescent sprays disinfectant along an alley in the historic Hamidiyah market in Damascus, Syria.
A funeral service is held without family members in Bergamo, Italy, on March 21.
A member of the Syrian relief group Violet disinfects tents in an IDP camp in Kafr Jalis, Syria, on March 21.
A doctor examines Juan Vasquez inside a test tent at St. Barnabas Hospital in New York on March 20.
On March 18, medical personnel in protective coveralls descended an escalator at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport.
A patient in a biological containment unit is transported on a stretcher to Rome on March 17.
A pedestrian walks a dog on a quiet street in New York on March 17.
People gather to collect free masks in New Delhi on March 17.
Students of Attarkiah Islamic School wear face masks during a ceremony in Thailand’s southern Narathiwat province on March 17.
People wait outside a Woolworths store in Sunbury, Australia, March 17. Australian supermarket chains have announced special shopping hours for the elderly and the disabled so that they can shop in less crowded aisles.
A member of the Spanish Military Emergency Unit performs general disinfection at Malaga Airport on March 16.
Displaced families near Atme, Syria, attend a workshop to raise awareness of the coronavirus.
A police officer checks the temperature of bus passengers at a checkpoint in Manila, the Philippines, March 16.
Flowers are stored before their destruction at a flower auction in Aalsmeer, the Netherlands, on March 16. The fall in demand due to the coronavirus epidemic threatens the Dutch horticultural sector, forcing the destruction of products.
Body temperatures are analyzed when people enter the Wat Pho Buddhist temple in Bangkok, Thailand on March 13.
Sunday March 15, two nuns greet their neighbors from their balcony in Turin, Italy.
Passengers wait for their flight at Marrakech airport in Morocco on March 15.
On March 15, US Vice President Mike Pence answered a question during a White House briefing on the coronavirus.
A Sea World employee sprays disinfectant in Jakarta, Indonesia, Saturday, March 14.
A member of the White House doctor’s office takes the temperature of a member of the media in the White House briefing room on March 14. It was before a press conference with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.
Journalists in Arlington, Virginia, sit about 4 feet apart during a briefing by General Kenneth F. McKenzie of the Marine Corps March 13.
People walk past a Broadway theater closed on March 13 after New York canceled all rallies of more than 500 people.
A Costco customer stands next to two shopping carts in Richmond, California on March 13.
A teacher works in an empty classroom at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, Spain.
A woman watches an empty bread aisle in Antwerp, Belgium, March 13.
Employees of the Greek Parliament wear plastic gloves before the swearing-in ceremony for Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou.
A motorcyclist drives a disinfectant spray in Jammu, India, March 13.
Workers prepare to construct an additional building in a hospital on the outskirts of Moscow.
Paul Boyer, chief equipment manager of the NHL Detroit Red Wings, takes out the equipment bags in Washington on March 12. The NHL is one of the sporting leagues that have suspended their seasons.
Students leave Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington on March 12. The next day, schools in the Snohomish school district are expected to be closed until April 24.
An Uber Eats delivery biker stands in a deserted Piazza di Spagna in Rome.
Workers in protective gear disinfect the Dolmabahçe Palace in Istanbul on March 11.
A person wearing a face mask leaves a mall in Beijing on March 11.
Medical staff in Wuhan, China, celebrated the release of all coronavirus patients from the temporary hospital on March 9.
Sumo wrestlers attend a tournament in Osaka, Japan, which is taking place behind closed doors due to the coronavirus epidemic.
A couple ride a bike in a park in Seoul, South Korea, March 7.
On March 5, a Blue Sky Rescue volunteer uses fumigation equipment to disinfect a residential complex in Beijing.
Municipal workers are seen at the Kaaba, inside the Great Mosque of Mecca. L’Arabie saoudite a vidé le site le plus sacré de l’islam pour la stérilisation à cause des craintes liées aux coronavirus, une mesure sans précédent après que le royaume ait suspendu le pèlerinage de la Omra toute l’année.
Les passagers réagissent alors qu’un travailleur vêtu d’une combinaison de protection désinfecte la zone de départ d’une gare à Hefei, en Chine, le 4 mars.
Les enseignants de l’école internationale de Nagoya au Japon organisent un cours en ligne pour les élèves qui restent à la maison par mesure de précaution contre la propagation du coronavirus.
Des soldats pulvérisent du désinfectant dans une rue commerçante de Séoul.
Un fidèle musulman assiste à une prière de masse contre le coronavirus à Dakar, au Sénégal, le 4 mars. C’est après que des cas ont été confirmés dans le pays.
Les gens portent des masques faciaux à Times Square à New York le 3 mars. New York a signalé son premier cas de coronavirus deux jours plus tôt.
Un gardien de sécurité se tient sur la terrasse d’observation du ciel Shibuya à Tokyo le 3 mars.
Le personnel médical se tient devant un hôpital à Daegu, en Corée du Sud, le 1er mars.
Les agents de santé transfèrent un patient au Life Care Center de Kirkland, Washington, le 1er mars. L’établissement de soins de longue durée est lié à des cas confirmés de coronavirus.
Le Premier ministre britannique Boris Johnson visite un laboratoire de Londres du Public Health England National Infection Service.
Tomoyuki Sugano, un joueur de baseball professionnel des Yomiuri Giants, lance un terrain dans un Tokyo Dome vide lors d’un match de pré-saison le 29 février. Les fans ont été exclus des matchs de pré-saison pour empêcher la propagation du coronavirus.
Les navetteurs portant des masques se rendent au travail pendant les heures de pointe du matin à la gare de Shinagawa à Tokyo le 28 février.
Le 28 février, le personnel médical transporte un patient atteint de coronavirus à l’hôpital de la Croix-Rouge à Wuhan.
Un employé de banque désinfecte des billets de banque dans la province chinoise du Sichuan le 26 février.
Un enfant portant un masque protecteur monte sur un scooter dans une zone vide à Pékin.
Un fidèle catholique porte un masque facial car il est aspergé de cendres lors des services du mercredi des Cendres à Paranaque, aux Philippines, le 26 février.
Le 25 février, des personnes désinfectent le sanctuaire Masumeh de Qom à Téhéran, en Iran.
Le 24 février, un travailleur de Daegu empile des seaux en plastique contenant des déchets médicaux de patients atteints de coronavirus.
Les ambulanciers paramédicaux transportent une civière d’une ambulance à Hong Kong le 23 février.
Une équipe de bénévoles désinfecte un pont piétonnier à Bangkok, en Thaïlande.
Un homme fait du vélo à Pékin le 23 février.
Le personnel de l’hôpital de Codogno, en Italie, transporte de nouveaux lits à l’intérieur de l’hôpital le 21 février. L’hôpital accueille des personnes qui ont reçu un diagnostic de nouveau coronavirus.
Les médecins examinent le scanner d’un poumon dans un hôpital de Xiaogan, en Chine, le 20 février.
Un travailleur médical repose au service d’isolement de l’hôpital de la Croix-Rouge à Wuhan le 16 février.
Les autorités regardent le navire de croisière Westerdam s’approcher d’un port de Sihanoukville, au Cambodge, le 13 février. Bien qu’il n’y ait aucun cas confirmé de coronavirus à bord, le Westerdam s’est vu refuser le port par quatre autres pays asiatiques avant d’être autorisé à accoster au Cambodge.
Le 12 février, un travailleur fait vérifier sa température dans une rue commerciale à volets à Pékin.
Les lits sont faits dans le centre sportif de Wuhan, qui a été transformé en hôpital temporaire.
Un enfant conduit un scooter devant un policier portant un équipement de protection à l’extérieur de la maison Hong Mei à Hong Kong le 11 février. Plus de 100 personnes ont évacué le bloc de logements après que quatre résidents dans deux appartements différents ont été testés positifs pour le coronavirus.
Un policier, à gauche, porte un équipement de protection alors qu’il garde un cordon à la maison Hong Mei à Hong Kong le 11 février.
Le président chinois Xi Jinping a fait vérifier sa température lors d’une apparition à Pékin le 10 février.
People participating in a Lunar New Year Parade in New York City hold signs reading, “Wuhan stay strong!” on February 9.
A worker wearing a protective suit uses a machine to disinfect a business establishment in Shanghai, China, on February 9.
Workers in protective gear walk near the Diamond Princess cruise ship docked in Yokohama on February 7.
A woman grieves while paying tribute to Li at Li’s hospital in Wuhan on February 7.
The Anthem of the Seas cruise ship is seen docked at the Cape Liberty Cruise Port in Bayonne, New Jersey, on February 7. Passengers were to be screened for coronavirus as a precaution, an official with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told CNN.
A light installation is displayed by striking members of the Hospital Authority Employees Alliance and other activists at the Hospital Authority building in Hong Kong on February 7.
Passengers are seen on the deck of the Diamond Princess cruise ship, docked at the Yokohama Port on February 7.
Flight attendants wearing face masks make their way through Don Mueang Airport in Bangkok on February 7.
Workers check sterile medical gloves at a latex-product manufacturer in Nanjing, China, on February 6.
A woman wears a protective mask as she shops in a Beijing market on February 6.
This aerial photo shows the Leishenshan Hospital that is being built in Wuhan to handle coronavirus patients.
A passenger shows a note from the World Dream cruise ship docked at the Kai Tak cruise terminal in Hong Kong on February 5.
A mask is seen on a statue in Beijing on February 5.
A dog in Beijing wears a makeshift mask constructed from a paper cup.
Striking hospital workers in Hong Kong demand the closure of the border with mainland China on February 4.
The Diamond Princess cruise ship sits anchored in quarantine off the port of Yokohama on February 4. It arrived a day earlier with passengers feeling ill.
A medical worker wearing protective gear waits to take the temperature of people entering Princess Margaret Hospital in Hong Kong on February 4.
Medical workers in protective suits help transfer patients to a newly completed field hospital in Wuhan.
People wearing protective overalls talk outside a Wuhan hotel housing people in isolation on February 3.
A man stands in front of TV screens broadcasting a speech by Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on February 3. Lam said the city would shut almost all border-control points to the mainland.
A colleague sprays disinfectant on a doctor in Wuhan on February 3.
Medical workers move a coronavirus patient into an isolation ward at the Second People’s Hospital in Fuyang, China, on February 1.
Children wear plastic bottles as makeshift masks while waiting to check in to a flight at the Beijing Capital Airport on January 30.
Passengers in Hong Kong wear protective masks as they wait to board a train at Lo Wu Station, near the mainland border, on January 30.
A volunteer wearing protective clothing disinfects a street in Qingdao, China, on January 29.
Nanning residents line up to buy face masks from a medical appliance store on January 29.
Lyu Jun, left, a member of a medical team leaving for Wuhan, says goodbye to a loved one in Urumqi, China, on January 28.
A charter flight from Wuhan arrives at an airport in Anchorage, Alaska, on January 28. The US government chartered the plane to bring home US citizens and diplomats from the American consulate in Wuhan.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in wears a mask to inspect the National Medical Center in Seoul on January 28.
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, center, attends a news conference in Hong Kong on January 28. Lam said China will stop individual travelers to Hong Kong while closing some border checkpoints and restricting flights and train services from the mainland.
Workers at an airport in Novosibirsk, Russia, check the temperatures of passengers who arrived from Beijing on January 28.
US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks during a news conference about the American public-health response.
Two residents walk in an empty park in Wuhan on January 27. The city remained on lockdown for a fourth day.
A person wears a protective mask, goggles and coat as he stands in a nearly empty street in Beijing on January 26.
Medical staff members bring a patient to the Wuhan Red Cross hospital on January 25.
People wear protective masks as they walk under Lunar New Year decorations in Beijing on January 25.
Construction workers in Wuhan begin to work on a special hospital to deal with the outbreak on January 24.
A couple kisses goodbye as they travel for the Lunar New Year holiday in Beijing on January 24.
Workers manufacture protective face masks at a factory in China’s Hubei Province on January 23.
Shoppers wear masks in a Wuhan market on January 23.
Passengers are checked by a thermography device at an airport in Osaka, Japan, on January 23.
People wear masks while shopping for vegetables in Wuhan on January 23.
A militia member checks the body temperature of a driver in Wuhan on January 23.
Passengers wear masks as they arrive at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila, Philippines, on January 23.
A customer holds boxes of particulate respirators at a pharmacy in Hong Kong on January 23.
Passengers wear masks at the high-speed train station in Hong Kong on January 23.
A woman rides an electric bicycle in Wuhan on January 22.
People in Guangzhou, China, wear protective masks on January 22.
People go through a checkpoint in Guangzhou on January 22.
Medical staff of Wuhan’s Union Hospital attend a gathering on January 22.
Health officials hold a news conference in Beijing on January 22.