July 3, 2020

Coronavirus

World In Coronavirus Pandemic : Images Around The Globe

Countries around the world are implementing measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus, from national quarantines to school closures.

More than a third of the planet’s population is under some form of restriction.

The World Health Organization, which has officially declared the outbreak a pandemic, has called on “all countries to continue efforts that have been effective in limiting the number of cases and slowing the spread of the virus.” While “lockdown” isn’t a technical term used by public-health officials, it can refer to anything from mandatory geographic quarantines to non-mandatory recommendations to stay at home, closures of certain types of businesses, or bans on events and gatherings, Lindsay Wiley, a health law professor at the Washington College of Law.

World In Coronavirus Pandemic : Images Around The Globe