Scenes from a pandemic: World copes with COVID-19
Updated August 26, 2020 with 111 photos
The World Health Organization has declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, a pandemic, reaching around the globe. The virus, which surfaced in December in Wuhan, China, has killed thousands. Streets and tourist attractions are empty, as large gatherings are canceled and people are quarantined. Here's a look at the effects around the world.