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17 photos of the coronavirus’s effect around the world

A worker sprayed disinfectant as part of sanitization operations against the coronavirus at the Maschio Angioino medieval castle, in Naples.
A worker sprayed disinfectant as part of sanitization operations against the coronavirus at the Maschio Angioino medieval castle, in Naples.Alessandro Pone/Associated Press
Medical workers in stretchered a patient under intensive care into a newly built temporary hospital in Rome to treat them for the coronavirus.
Medical workers in stretchered a patient under intensive care into a newly built temporary hospital in Rome to treat them for the coronavirus.ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP via Getty Images
A man stood in front of the Eiffel tower in Paris while a strict lockdown came into an effect to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
A man stood in front of the Eiffel tower in Paris while a strict lockdown came into an effect to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the country.LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP via Getty Images
A couple took off their facemasks to kiss at the Barcelona airport.
A couple took off their facemasks to kiss at the Barcelona airport.Emilio Morenatti/Associated Press
Apprehended taxis are parked along a major highway after authorities cracked down on public transportation as part of measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Manila.
Apprehended taxis are parked along a major highway after authorities cracked down on public transportation as part of measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Manila.Ezra Acayan/Getty Images
A worker sprayed disinfectant to sanitize a public train as a preventive measure against COVID-19 at a railway yard in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
A worker sprayed disinfectant to sanitize a public train as a preventive measure against COVID-19 at a railway yard in Colombo, Sri Lanka.LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI/AFP via Getty Images
Thai students wore face masks donated by a school official as a preventive measure during a ceremony at Attarkiah Islamiah Institute in Thailand's southern province of Narathiwat.
Thai students wore face masks donated by a school official as a preventive measure during a ceremony at Attarkiah Islamiah Institute in Thailand's southern province of Narathiwat.MADAREE TOHLALA/AFP via Getty Images
A woman crossed the tracks near a train station in Frankfurt, the day after German authorities employed further restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19.
A woman crossed the tracks near a train station in Frankfurt, the day after German authorities employed further restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19.Michael Probst/Associated Press
A lone car crossed the Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge at night in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province.
A lone car crossed the Wuhan Yangtze River Bridge at night in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province. AFP via Getty Images
A man crossed the Eusebio Ayala Avenue bereft of traffic, during curfew in Asuncion, Paraguay. Authorities have decreed a curfew from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. in an attempt to stop the spread of COVID-19.
A man crossed the Eusebio Ayala Avenue bereft of traffic, during curfew in Asuncion, Paraguay. Authorities have decreed a curfew from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. in an attempt to stop the spread of COVID-19.Jorge Saenz/Associated Press
A woman received a COVID-19 test swab at a testing booth outside the Yangji Hospital in Seoul.
A woman received a COVID-19 test swab at a testing booth outside the Yangji Hospital in Seoul.ED JONES/AFP via Getty Images
Patrons kissed at The Commodore in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn.
Patrons kissed at The Commodore in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn.Victor J. Blue/Getty Images
The laundry area of a hospital in Brescia, Italy, has been filled with beds for patients awaiting tests for the coronavirus.
The laundry area of a hospital in Brescia, Italy, has been filled with beds for patients awaiting tests for the coronavirus.Alessandro Grassani/The New York Times
Train commuters held on to the side of an overcrowded passenger train in Soweto, South Africa.
Train commuters held on to the side of an overcrowded passenger train in Soweto, South Africa.Themba Hadebe/Associated Press
Passengers waited for flights at the departure area of Manila's airport.
Passengers waited for flights at the departure area of Manila's airport.Associated Press
Firefighters controlled flames as the main installation of Valencia's Fallas Festival, depicting a woman meditating, was set on fire after the festival was cancelled due.
Firefighters controlled flames as the main installation of Valencia's Fallas Festival, depicting a woman meditating, was set on fire after the festival was cancelled due.JUAN CARLOS CARDENAS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images
A woman stood in front of empty shelves in a local supermarket in Moscow.
A woman stood in front of empty shelves in a local supermarket in Moscow.NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA/AFP via Getty Images