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The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

From the coronavirus pandemic to the unprecedented measures communities are taking to mitigate its spread, these are the most striking and memorable pictures from this past week.

Judie Shape (center) who has tested positive for the coronavirus, blows a kiss to her son-in-law, Michael Spencer (left). Shape's daughter, Lori Spencer (right) sits as they talk on the phone from opposite sides of a window at the Life Care Center in Kirkland, Washington, near Seattle, March 11.

The Grand Princess cruise ship, some of whose crew members and passengers have tested positive for the coronavirus, near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, March 9.

A canal and adjacent streets in Venice are completely empty, March 9.

A medical staffer attends to a baby with the novel coronavirus at the Wuhan Children's Hospital in China, March 6.

Inmates stage a protest against new rules to mitigate the coronavirus emergency — including the suspension of visits from relatives — on the roof of the San Vittore prison in Milan, March 9.

A staff member cleans up a makeshift hospital in Wuhan, China, March 8. The makeshift hospital, which was converted from a sports venue, officially closed on Sunday after its last batch of cured COVID-19 patients were discharged.

Rep. Stephen Lynch (left) and Dr. Anthony Fauci (right), director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, greet each other with an elbow bump before the start of a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on government preparedness and response to the coronavirus, in Washington, DC, March 11.

A couple kisses next to a burning barricade during protests in Santiago, Chile, as part of International Women's Day, March 8.

A hundred members of conservative activist group La Manif Pour Tous (Protest for Everyone) stage a protest against assisted reproductive technology and surrogacy in front of the National Assembly in Paris, March 8, on International Women's Day.

Revelers dance as they celebrate Holi, the spring festival of colors, in Allahabad, India, March 10.


Quote of the Day

In our age there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics.' All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia.

George Orwell
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