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As Chinese cities become ghost towns, some seek out the space
Many are enjoying the solitude as cities in China, the world's most populous nation, have turned into ghost towns after the government extended a holiday and asked residents not to go out because of the coronavirus.
CHINA-HEALTH/EMPTYCITY
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February 09, 2020
A police officer wears a mask as he walks in front of the Oriental Pearl Tower, as the country is hit...
Shanghai, China
The Wider Image: As Chinese cities become ghost towns, some seek out the space
A police officer wears a mask as he walks in front of the Oriental Pearl Tower, as the country is hit by an outbreak of a new coronavirus, in Lujiazui financial district in Pudong, Shanghai, China, February 5, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song SEARCH "CHINA GHOST" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
CHINA-HEALTH/EMPTY CITY
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February 09, 2020
Mr. Qiao wears a face mask and speaks to his family while they take pictures at Jingshan Park, as the...
Beijing, China
The Wider Image: As Chinese cities become ghost towns, some seek out the space
Mr. Qiao wears a face mask and speaks to his family while they take pictures at Jingshan Park, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Beijing, China February 6, 2020. "We know the situation of the coronavirus is severe. But the epicentre is far away, so we think it should be fine here ... It's a God-given chance to enjoy this family moment with snow and without work," said Mr Qiao. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins SEARCH "CHINA GHOST" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
CHINA-HEALTH/EMPTY CITY
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February 09, 2020
A worker wears a face mask and carries cleaning material as she uses the escalator at a shopping mall,...
Beijing, China
The Wider Image: As Chinese cities become ghost towns, some seek out the space
A worker wears a face mask and carries cleaning material as she uses the escalator at a shopping mall, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Beijing, China February 5, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins SEARCH "CHINA GHOST" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
CHINA-HEALTH/EMPTY CITY
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February 09, 2020
A woman wearing a face mask walks through a shopping mall, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the...
Beijing, China
The Wider Image: As Chinese cities become ghost towns, some seek out the space
A woman wearing a face mask walks through a shopping mall, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Beijing, China February 4, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins SEARCH "CHINA GHOST" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
CHINA-HEALTH/EMPTY CITY
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February 09, 2020
A woman wearing a face mask takes selfies after snowfall outside the Forbidden City, as the country is...
Beijing, China
The Wider Image: As Chinese cities become ghost towns, some seek out the space
A woman wearing a face mask takes selfies after snowfall outside the Forbidden City, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Beijing, China February 6, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins SEARCH "CHINA GHOST" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
CHINA-HEALTH/EMPTY CITY
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February 09, 2020
Security personnel wearing face masks patrol Wangfujing street, as the country is hit by an outbreak...
Beijing, China
The Wider Image: As Chinese cities become ghost towns, some seek out the space
Security personnel wearing face masks patrol Wangfujing street, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Beijing, China February 6, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins SEARCH "CHINA GHOST" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
CHINA-HEALTH/EMPTY CITY
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February 09, 2020
Andrew, 24, and Lara, 25, drink at a bar, as the country is hit by an outbreak of a new coronavirus,...
Shanghai, China
The Wider Image: As Chinese cities become ghost towns, some seek out the space
Andrew, 24, and Lara, 25, drink at a bar, as the country is hit by an outbreak of a new coronavirus, in Shanghai, China February 7, 2020. Lara, who is from Hubei province, said she's not afraid of the virus because she thinks the probability of catching it is very small. REUTERS/Aly Song SEARCH "CHINA GHOST" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
CHINA-HEALTH/EMPTY CITY
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February 09, 2020
People walk through Jianguomen subway station, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus,...
Beijing, China
The Wider Image: As Chinese cities become ghost towns, some seek out the space
People walk through Jianguomen subway station, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Beijing, China February 3, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins SEARCH "CHINA GHOST" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
CHINA-HEALTH/EMPTY CITY
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February 09, 2020
People are seen in a shopping mall, as the country is hit by an outbreak of a new coronavirus in Lujiazui...
Shanghai, China
The Wider Image: As Chinese cities become ghost towns, some seek out the space
People are seen in a shopping mall, as the country is hit by an outbreak of a new coronavirus in Lujiazui financial district in Pudong, Shanghai, China, February 5, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song SEARCH "CHINA GHOST" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
CHINA-HEALTH/EMPTY CITY
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February 09, 2020
A man looks at his laptop after having lunch at a restaurant during lunch hour, as the country is hit...
Beijing, China
The Wider Image: As Chinese cities become ghost towns, some seek out the space
A man looks at his laptop after having lunch at a restaurant during lunch hour, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Beijing, China February 6, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins SEARCH "CHINA GHOST" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
CHINA-HEALTH/EMPTY CITY
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February 09, 2020
People wearing face masks walk at a shopping mall, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus,...
Beijing, China
The Wider Image: As Chinese cities become ghost towns, some seek out the space
People wearing face masks walk at a shopping mall, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Beijing, China February 4, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins SEARCH "CHINA GHOST" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
CHINA-HEALTH/EMPTY CITY
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February 09, 2020
A car drives along a main road, as the country is hit by an outbreak of a new coronavirus, in Shanghai,...
Shanghai, China
The Wider Image: As Chinese cities become ghost towns, some seek out the space
A car drives along a main road, as the country is hit by an outbreak of a new coronavirus, in Shanghai, China, January 30, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song. SEARCH "CHINA GHOST" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
CHINA-HEALTH/EMPTY CITY
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February 09, 2020
Mr. Guo who works as a delivery driver, poses for a photograph on his motorcycle, as the country is hit...
Beijing, China
The Wider Image: As Chinese cities become ghost towns, some seek out the space
Mr. Guo who works as a delivery driver, poses for a photograph on his motorcycle, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Beijing, China February 7, 2020. "The city is quiet, because people stay at home and are not coming out," Mr. Guo said. ?"Some customers cannot go outside because they are under quarantine, so they need us to deliver food to them". REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins SEARCH "CHINA GHOST" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
CHINA-HEALTH/EMPTY CITY
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February 09, 2020
Ms. Ren wears a face mask while she works out at Tiantan park, as the country is hit by an outbreak of...
Beijing, China
The Wider Image: As Chinese cities become ghost towns, some seek out the space
Ms. Ren wears a face mask while she works out at Tiantan park, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Beijing, China February 7, 2020. "There was around 100-200 people who exercise here, now only about 20% shows up," Ms. Ren said. "I feel pretty safe. The air is clear and people are having protective measures." "When I go back home, I disinfect my shoes and take off my coat". REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins SEARCH "CHINA GHOST" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
CHINA-HEALTH/EMPTY CITY
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February 09, 2020
A person wearing a face mask rides an electric scooter near bike-sharing bicycles, as the country is...
Beijing, China
The Wider Image: As Chinese cities become ghost towns, some seek out the space
A person wearing a face mask rides an electric scooter near bike-sharing bicycles, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Beijing, China February 5, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins SEARCH "CHINA GHOST" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.
CHINA-HEALTH/EMPTY CITY
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February 09, 2020
A girl skates on an ice rink at a shopping mall, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus,...
Beijing, China
The Wider Image: As Chinese cities become ghost towns, some seek out the space
A girl skates on an ice rink at a shopping mall, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Beijing, China February 8, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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