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KENYA-ENVIRONMENT/VULTURES
RTX826BK
October 14, 2020
A committee of vultures gather for scavenging at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nanyuki, in Laikipia...
Nanyuki, Kenya
A committee of vultures gather for scavenging at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nanyuki, in Laikipia...
A committee of vultures gather for scavenging at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nanyuki, in Laikipia county, Kenya, October 3, 2020. Picture taken October 3, 2020. REUTERS/Edwin Waita
KENYA-ENVIRONMENT/VULTURES
RTX826BJ
October 14, 2020
A committee of vultures gather for scavenging at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nanyuki, in Laikipia...
Nanyuki, Kenya
A committee of vultures gather for scavenging at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nanyuki, in Laikipia...
A committee of vultures gather for scavenging at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nanyuki, in Laikipia county, Kenya, October 3, 2020. Picture taken October 3, 2020. REUTERS/Edwin Waita
KENYA-ENVIRONMENT/VULTURES
RTX826BI
October 14, 2020
A committee of vultures gather for scavenging at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nanyuki, in Laikipia...
Nanyuki, Kenya
A committee of vultures gather for scavenging at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nanyuki, in Laikipia...
A committee of vultures gather for scavenging at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nanyuki, in Laikipia county, Kenya, October 3, 2020. Picture taken October 3, 2020. REUTERS/Edwin Waita
KENYA-ENVIRONMENT/VULTURES
RTX826BH
October 14, 2020
A committee of vultures gather for scavenging at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nanyuki, in Laikipia...
Nanyuki, Kenya
A committee of vultures gather for scavenging at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nanyuki, in Laikipia...
A committee of vultures gather for scavenging at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nanyuki, in Laikipia county, Kenya, October 3, 2020. Picture taken October 3, 2020. REUTERS/Edwin Waita
KENYA-ENVIRONMENT/VULTURES
RTX826BF
October 14, 2020
A committee of vultures gather for scavenging at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nanyuki, in Laikipia...
Nanyuki, Kenya
A committee of vultures gather for scavenging at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nanyuki, in Laikipia...
A committee of vultures gather for scavenging at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nanyuki, in Laikipia county, Kenya, October 3, 2020. Picture taken October 3, 2020. REUTERS/Edwin Waita
KENYA-ENVIRONMENT/VULTURES
RTX826BD
October 14, 2020
A committee of vultures gather for scavenging at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nanyuki, in Laikipia...
Nanyuki, Kenya
A committee of vultures gather for scavenging at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nanyuki, in Laikipia...
A committee of vultures gather for scavenging at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nanyuki, in Laikipia county, Kenya, October 3, 2020. Picture taken October 3, 2020. REUTERS/Edwin Waita
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/KENYA HAIR
RTX7NH6N
August 04, 2020
A scavenger carries recyclable waste at the Dandora dumpsite, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...
Nairobi, Kenya
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Nairobi
A scavenger carries recyclable waste at the Dandora dumpsite, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Eastlands Nairobi, Kenya July 29, 2020. Picture taken July 29, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/KENYA HAIR
RTX7NH6L
August 04, 2020
A scavenger carries recyclable waste at the Dandora dumpsite, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...
Nairobi, Kenya
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Nairobi
A scavenger carries recyclable waste at the Dandora dumpsite, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Eastlands Nairobi, Kenya July 29, 2020. Picture taken July 29, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/KENYA HAIR
RTX7NH6K
August 04, 2020
A scavenger looks at his face in a mirror at the Dandora dumpsite, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...
Nairobi, Kenya
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Nairobi
A scavenger looks at his face in a mirror at the Dandora dumpsite, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Eastlands Nairobi, Kenya July 29, 2020. Picture taken July 29, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/KENYA HAIR
RTX7NH6J
August 04, 2020
A general view shows scavengers searching for recyclable waste at the Dandora dumpsite, amid the coronavirus...
Nairobi, Kenya
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Nairobi
A general view shows scavengers searching for recyclable waste at the Dandora dumpsite, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Eastlands Nairobi, Kenya July 29, 2020. Picture taken July 29, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/KENYA HAIR
RTX7NH6I
August 04, 2020
A general view shows scavengers searching for recyclable waste at the Dandora dumpsite, amid the coronavirus...
Nairobi, Kenya
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Nairobi
A general view shows scavengers searching for recyclable waste at the Dandora dumpsite, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Eastlands Nairobi, Kenya July 29, 2020. Picture taken July 29, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/KENYA HAIR
RTX7NH6D
August 04, 2020
A scavenger's child sits near a bag of collected recyclable waste at the Dandora dumpsite, amid the coronavirus...
Nairobi, Kenya
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Nairobi
A scavenger's child sits near a bag of collected recyclable waste at the Dandora dumpsite, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Eastlands Nairobi, Kenya July 29, 2020. Picture taken July 29, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/KENYA HAIR
RTX7NH6B
August 04, 2020
A scavenger carries recyclable waste at the Dandora dumpsite, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...
Nairobi, Kenya
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Nairobi
A scavenger carries recyclable waste at the Dandora dumpsite, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Eastlands Nairobi, Kenya July 29, 2020. Picture taken July 29, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/KENYA HAIR
RTX7NH68
August 04, 2020
A scavenger walks through smouldering waste as he looks for recyclables at the Dandora dumpsite, amid...
Nairobi, Kenya
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Nairobi
A scavenger walks through smouldering waste as he looks for recyclables at the Dandora dumpsite, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Eastlands Nairobi, Kenya July 29, 2020. Picture taken July 29, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/KENYA HAIR
RTX7NH5Y
August 04, 2020
A scavenger pulls a handcart with recyclable waste from the Dandora dumpsite, amid the coronavirus disease...
Nairobi, Kenya
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Nairobi
A scavenger pulls a handcart with recyclable waste from the Dandora dumpsite, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Eastlands Nairobi, Kenya July 29, 2020. Picture taken July 29, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/KENYA HAIR
RTX7NH5X
August 04, 2020
A scavenger wears a cloth as a face mask as he searches for recyclable waste from the Dandora dumpsite,...
Nairobi, Kenya
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Nairobi
A scavenger wears a cloth as a face mask as he searches for recyclable waste from the Dandora dumpsite, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Eastlands Nairobi, Kenya July 29, 2020. Picture taken July 29, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LMG6
July 24, 2020
Mansoor Khan and his wife Latifa Bibi (pictured below) have been collecting scraps of plastic and other...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Mansoor Khan and his wife Latifa Bibi (pictured below) have been collecting scraps of plastic and other items at an enormous landfill site on the outskirts of New Delhi for nearly 20 years. The $5 daily earnings enable their three children to go to school, in search of a better future than their parents' lives amid the stench of rotting garbage. But over the past few months, increasing amounts of biomedical waste have been arriving at the dump - a result, experts say, of the novel coronavirus pandemic and a huge risk for those who work there. Spread over 52 acres and rising more than 60 metres, the site is littered with used, plastic coronavirus test kits, protective gear and cotton stained with blood and pus - among hundreds of tonnes of waste coming daily from across the Indian capital, including small hospitals and nursing homes. Sifting with bare hands, hundreds of scavengers including children expose themselves to a disease that has infected more than 15 million people globally and claimed over 600,000 lives. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIE9
July 24, 2020
Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, walks as he carries a sack of recyclable material after finishing...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, walks as he carries a sack of recyclable material after finishing work for the day at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIE8
July 24, 2020
A man drives into a landfill site to offload waste from his truck, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A man drives into a landfill site to offload waste from his truck, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, New Delhi, India, July 18, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIE5
July 24, 2020
Waste collectors look for recyclable materials at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Waste collectors look for recyclable materials at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIE4
July 24, 2020
A man burns discarded personal protective equipment (PPE) suits and gloves that were left by people at...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A man burns discarded personal protective equipment (PPE) suits and gloves that were left by people at a graveyard, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 13, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIE3
July 24, 2020
A waste collector walks along a muddy path through a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A waste collector walks along a muddy path through a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIE1
July 24, 2020
A waste collector walks over disposed medical waste bags inside a rubbish dump outside a hospital, during...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A waste collector walks over disposed medical waste bags inside a rubbish dump outside a hospital, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 17, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIE0
July 24, 2020
Mansoor Khan, 44, who works as a waste collector, eats breakfast with his son Latif Khan, 11, outside...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Mansoor Khan, 44, who works as a waste collector, eats breakfast with his son Latif Khan, 11, outside their house which is next to a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 16, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDY
July 24, 2020
Mansoor Khan, 44, who works as a waste collector, puts on his shoes as he gets ready to look for recyclable...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Mansoor Khan, 44, who works as a waste collector, puts on his shoes as he gets ready to look for recyclable materials from a landfill site next to his house, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 16, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDX
July 24, 2020
A medical staff member wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) pushes a trolley containing medical...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A medical staff member wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) pushes a trolley containing medical waste bags to a Bio-Medical Waste storage area, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 17, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDW
July 24, 2020
Shoes belonging to Mansoor Khan, a waste collector, are left outside of his home, next to a landfill...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Shoes belonging to Mansoor Khan, a waste collector, are left outside of his home, next to a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 16, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDV
July 24, 2020
Rubbish bags stand at a landfill site, near a residential area, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Rubbish bags stand at a landfill site, near a residential area, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDU
July 24, 2020
Waste collectors look for recyclable materials at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Waste collectors look for recyclable materials at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDT
July 24, 2020
Waste collectors look for recyclable materials near bags of disposed medical waste at a landfill site,...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Waste collectors look for recyclable materials near bags of disposed medical waste at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDS
July 24, 2020
Waste collectors look for recyclable materials among bags of disposed medical waste at a landfill site,...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Waste collectors look for recyclable materials among bags of disposed medical waste at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDR
July 24, 2020
A dog rests on a pile of rubbish at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak,...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A dog rests on a pile of rubbish at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDQ
July 24, 2020
A disposed pair of protective eye glasses lie amongst other bits of waste at a landfill site, during...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A disposed pair of protective eye glasses lie amongst other bits of waste at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDO
July 24, 2020
Discarded syringes lie amongst other bits of disposed medical waste at a landfill site, during the coronavirus...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Discarded syringes lie amongst other bits of disposed medical waste at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDN
July 24, 2020
A COVID-19 testing kit lies on the floor at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A COVID-19 testing kit lies on the floor at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDM
July 24, 2020
Latifa Bibi, 38, who is married to Mansoor Khan, a waste collector, looks for recyclable materials at...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Latifa Bibi, 38, who is married to Mansoor Khan, a waste collector, looks for recyclable materials at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 16, 2020. "When I return from there, I feel afraid to enter my house because I have children at home. We are really afraid of this disease," said Bibi. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDL
July 24, 2020
A young waste collector, waits for a truck to offload rubbish onto a landfill site, during the coronavirus...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A young waste collector, waits for a truck to offload rubbish onto a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 16, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIDA
July 24, 2020
A discarded N95 protective face mask lies amongst other bits of disposed medical waste at a landfill...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A discarded N95 protective face mask lies amongst other bits of disposed medical waste at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LID7
July 24, 2020
A waste collector goes through bags of rubbish as he throws them off the truck into the landfill site,...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A waste collector goes through bags of rubbish as he throws them off the truck into the landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LID8
July 24, 2020
A waste collector runs behind a truck carrying rubbish at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A waste collector runs behind a truck carrying rubbish at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LID9
July 24, 2020
Disposed medical waste lies on the floor of a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Disposed medical waste lies on the floor of a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 4, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIC6
July 24, 2020
A waste collector walks through a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak,...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A waste collector walks through a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIC5
July 24, 2020
A waste collector stands inside a truck at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A waste collector stands inside a truck at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIC4
July 24, 2020
Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, washes his trousers with water, after returning from work at a landfill...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, washes his trousers with water, after returning from work at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIC3
July 24, 2020
Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, goes through bags of rubbish containing personal protective equipment...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, goes through bags of rubbish containing personal protective equipment (PPE) suits, as he looks for recyclable materials at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 9, 2020. "What if we die? What if we get this disease? But fear will not fill our bellies, that is why we have to do this work," said Khan. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIC2
July 24, 2020
Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, carries a sack of recyclable materials that he found at a landfill...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, carries a sack of recyclable materials that he found at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 22, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIC1
July 24, 2020
Latifa Bibi, 38, helps her husband Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, carrying a sack of recyclable...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Latifa Bibi, 38, helps her husband Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, carrying a sack of recyclable materials that they found at a landfill site, after finishing work for the day, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIC0
July 24, 2020
Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, looks for recyclable materials at a landfill site, during the coronavirus...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, looks for recyclable materials at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIBZ
July 24, 2020
A waste collector, carries a sack of recyclable materials, after he finishes work for the day at a landfill...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
A waste collector, carries a sack of recyclable materials, after he finishes work for the day at a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIBY
July 24, 2020
Latif Khan, 11, who's father Mansoor Khan works as a waste collector, watches a movie on television inside...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Latif Khan, 11, who's father Mansoor Khan works as a waste collector, watches a movie on television inside their home, which is next to a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIBW
July 24, 2020
Latifa Bibi, 38, who is married to Mansoor Khan, a waste collector, shields herself from the sun, under...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Latifa Bibi, 38, who is married to Mansoor Khan, a waste collector, shields herself from the sun, under a blanket with other waste collectors, at a landfill site during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIBV
July 24, 2020
Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, uses a piece of charcoal to clean his teeth, outside his home which...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Mansoor Khan, 44, a waste collector, uses a piece of charcoal to clean his teeth, outside his home which is next to a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 16, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIBU
July 24, 2020
Latifa Bibi, 38, who is married to Mansoor Khan, a waste collector, applies cream onto her dog, outside...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Latifa Bibi, 38, who is married to Mansoor Khan, a waste collector, applies cream onto her dog, outside their home which is next to a landfill site, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in New Delhi, India, July 15, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/INDIA-MEDICAL WASTE
RTX7LIBJ
July 24, 2020
Mansoor Khan and his wife Latifa Bibi (pictured below) have been collecting scraps of plastic and other...
New Delhi, India
The Wider Image: "Fear will not fill our bellies": why Indian scavengers risk their lives amid coronavirus...
Mansoor Khan and his wife Latifa Bibi (pictured below) have been collecting scraps of plastic and other items at an enormous landfill site on the outskirts of New Delhi for nearly 20 years. The $5 daily earnings enable their three children to go to school, in search of a better future than their parents' lives amid the stench of rotting garbage. But over the past few months, increasing amounts of biomedical waste have been arriving at the dump - a result, experts say, of the novel coronavirus pandemic and a huge risk for those who work there. Spread over 52 acres and rising more than 60 metres, the site is littered with used, plastic coronavirus test kits, protective gear and cotton stained with blood and pus ? among hundreds of tonnes of waste coming daily from across the Indian capital, including small hospitals and nursing homes. Sifting with bare hands, hundreds of scavengers including children expose themselves to a disease that has infected more than 15 million people globally and claimed over 600,000 lives. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi SEARCH "COVID-19 MEDICAL WASTE" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/PHILIPPINES-CHURCH
RTX7GCOZ
April 29, 2020
Filipino Catholic priest Rey Amancio, 31, gives a loaf of bread and a bag containing rice and vegetables...
Caloocan, Philippines
The Wider Image: Hazmat suits and holy water: two priests bring faith to Philippines lockdown
Filipino Catholic priest Rey Amancio, 31, gives a loaf of bread and a bag containing rice and vegetables to a man scavenging for food from a pile of garbage, during the government-imposed lockdown to contain the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Caloocan, Metro Manila, Philippines, April 21, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez SEARCH "CORONAVIRUS PRIESTS" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/KENYA
RTX7EARJ
April 19, 2020
A man scavenges for recyclables in the Nairobi River within the Mathare Valley slums, amid the spread...
Nairobi, Kenya
The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nairobi
A man scavenges for recyclables in the Nairobi River within the Mathare Valley slums, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nairobi, Kenya April 19, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA
RTS37NR6
March 30, 2020
A teddy bear is seen in a window as part of a worldwide scavenger hunt project to entertain children,...
Seattle, UNITED STATES
Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Seattle
A teddy bear is seen in a window as part of a worldwide scavenger hunt project to entertain children, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Seattle, Washington, U.S. March 30, 2020. REUTERS/David Ryder
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA
RTS37NR4
March 30, 2020
A teddy bear is seen in a window as part of a worldwide scavenger hunt project to entertain children,...
Seattle, UNITED STATES
Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Seattle
A teddy bear is seen in a window as part of a worldwide scavenger hunt project to entertain children, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Seattle, Washington, U.S. March 30, 2020. REUTERS/David Ryder
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