A year in pandemic: How COVID-19 changed the world(66 images)

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic amid an alarming spread of the coronavirus. A year later, there is cautious optimism as cases slow and vaccines roll out. Here's a look back at how the outbreak affected life around the world in ways big and small.

January 31, 2020
National Institutes of Health official Dr. Anthony Fauci (C) speaks about the coronavirus during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, D.C. Health and Human Services Secretary Alexander Azar (L) announced that the United States is declaring the virus a public health emergency and issued a federal quarantine order of 14 days for 195 Americans. Photo by Leigh Vogel/UPI | License Photo
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