Edition:
United Kingdom
Pictures | Wed Feb 12, 2020 | 4:00pm GMT

China's empty streets amid coronavirus fears

A police officer wears a mask as he walks in front of the Oriental Pearl Tower in Lujiazui financial district in Pudong, Shanghai, China, February 5. REUTERS/Aly Song

A police officer wears a mask as he walks in front of the Oriental Pearl Tower in Lujiazui financial district in Pudong, Shanghai, China, February 5. REUTERS/Aly Song

A police officer wears a mask as he walks in front of the Oriental Pearl Tower in Lujiazui financial district in Pudong, Shanghai, China, February 5. REUTERS/Aly Song
Close
1 / 25
A Meituan deliveryman wearing a face mask rides an escalator inside a shopping mall in Beijing, China, February 12.   REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

A Meituan deliveryman wearing a face mask rides an escalator inside a shopping mall in Beijing, China, February 12. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

A Meituan deliveryman wearing a face mask rides an escalator inside a shopping mall in Beijing, China, February 12. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang
Close
2 / 25
A woman wearing a face mask walks at the Zhongguancun Software Park, in the morning after the extended Lunar New Year holiday in Beijing, China, February 10. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

A woman wearing a face mask walks at the Zhongguancun Software Park, in the morning after the extended Lunar New Year holiday in Beijing, China, February 10. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

A woman wearing a face mask walks at the Zhongguancun Software Park, in the morning after the extended Lunar New Year holiday in Beijing, China, February 10. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang
Close
3 / 25
A closed basketball court is seen near a park in downtown Shanghai, China, February 6. REUTERS/Aly Song

A closed basketball court is seen near a park in downtown Shanghai, China, February 6. REUTERS/Aly Song

A closed basketball court is seen near a park in downtown Shanghai, China, February 6. REUTERS/Aly Song
Close
4 / 25
A man wearing a face mask stands next to a newsstand and a bus stop in Beijing, China, February 8. REUTERS/Stringer

A man wearing a face mask stands next to a newsstand and a bus stop in Beijing, China, February 8. REUTERS/Stringer

A man wearing a face mask stands next to a newsstand and a bus stop in Beijing, China, February 8. REUTERS/Stringer
Close
5 / 25
A deliveryman rides on a street at Sanlitun area in Beijing, February 7.    REUTERS/Jason Lee

A deliveryman rides on a street at Sanlitun area in Beijing, February 7. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A deliveryman rides on a street at Sanlitun area in Beijing, February 7. REUTERS/Jason Lee
Close
6 / 25
A girl skates on an ice rink at a shopping mall in Beijing, China, February 8. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A girl skates on an ice rink at a shopping mall in Beijing, China, February 8. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A girl skates on an ice rink at a shopping mall in Beijing, China, February 8. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Close
7 / 25
People walk through Jianguomen subway station in Beijing, China, February 3.   REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People walk through Jianguomen subway station in Beijing, China, February 3. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

People walk through Jianguomen subway station in Beijing, China, February 3. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Close
8 / 25
A woman walks outside a Nike store at a shopping area in Beijing, China, February 7. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A woman walks outside a Nike store at a shopping area in Beijing, China, February 7. REUTERS/Jason Lee

A woman walks outside a Nike store at a shopping area in Beijing, China, February 7. REUTERS/Jason Lee
Close
9 / 25
A man wearing a face mask rides an escalator inside a shopping mall in Beijing, China, February 12. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

A man wearing a face mask rides an escalator inside a shopping mall in Beijing, China, February 12. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

A man wearing a face mask rides an escalator inside a shopping mall in Beijing, China, February 12. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang
Close
10 / 25
A view of a street in Shanghai, China, February 4. REUTERS/Aly Song

A view of a street in Shanghai, China, February 4. REUTERS/Aly Song

A view of a street in Shanghai, China, February 4. REUTERS/Aly Song
Close
11 / 25
People wearing face masks walk at a shopping mall in Beijing, China, February 4. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia

People wearing face masks walk at a shopping mall in Beijing, China, February 4. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia

People wearing face masks walk at a shopping mall in Beijing, China, February 4. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia
Close
12 / 25
A man wears a face mask as he practices calligraphy on the  pavement in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province, China, February 3.    REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A man wears a face mask as he practices calligraphy on the pavement in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province, China, February 3. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A man wears a face mask as he practices calligraphy on the pavement in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province, China, February 3. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
Close
13 / 25
The head of the local neighborhood committee Huang Jianhua carries a loudspeaker playing a warning message about the coronavirus as he walks through a residential area, in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province, China, February 4. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

The head of the local neighborhood committee Huang Jianhua carries a loudspeaker playing a warning message about the coronavirus as he walks through a residential area, in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province, China, February 4. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

The head of the local neighborhood committee Huang Jianhua carries a loudspeaker playing a warning message about the coronavirus as he walks through a residential area, in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province, China, February 4. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
Close
14 / 25
People wearing masks are seen at a shopping area in Shanghai, China, February 4. REUTERS/Aly Song

People wearing masks are seen at a shopping area in Shanghai, China, February 4. REUTERS/Aly Song

People wearing masks are seen at a shopping area in Shanghai, China, February 4. REUTERS/Aly Song
Close
15 / 25
A man who arrived from Hubei province talks with police at a checkpoint at the Jiujiang Yangtze River Bridge in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province, China, February 4. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A man who arrived from Hubei province talks with police at a checkpoint at the Jiujiang Yangtze River Bridge in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province, China, February 4. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A man who arrived from Hubei province talks with police at a checkpoint at the Jiujiang Yangtze River Bridge in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province, China, February 4. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
Close
16 / 25
A man wearing a mask walks through closed stores in Shanghai, China, February 4. REUTERS/Aly Song

A man wearing a mask walks through closed stores in Shanghai, China, February 4. REUTERS/Aly Song

A man wearing a mask walks through closed stores in Shanghai, China, February 4. REUTERS/Aly Song
Close
17 / 25
A view of the Lujiazui financial district in Pudong, Shanghai,  February 3.    REUTERS/Aly Song

A view of the Lujiazui financial district in Pudong, Shanghai, February 3. REUTERS/Aly Song

A view of the Lujiazui financial district in Pudong, Shanghai, February 3. REUTERS/Aly Song
Close
18 / 25
A woman wearing a mask is seen at Lujiazui financial district in Pudong, Shanghai, February 3. REUTERS/Aly Song

A woman wearing a mask is seen at Lujiazui financial district in Pudong, Shanghai, February 3. REUTERS/Aly Song

A woman wearing a mask is seen at Lujiazui financial district in Pudong, Shanghai, February 3. REUTERS/Aly Song
Close
19 / 25
A man arriving from Hubei province approaches a checkpoint at the Jiujiang Yangtze River Bridge in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province, January 31.     REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A man arriving from Hubei province approaches a checkpoint at the Jiujiang Yangtze River Bridge in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province, January 31. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A man arriving from Hubei province approaches a checkpoint at the Jiujiang Yangtze River Bridge in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province, January 31. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
Close
20 / 25
A view of a street in Wuhan after the city's government announced a ban on non-essential vehicles in the downtown area to contain the coronavirus outbreak, in Wuhan, China, January 26.     China Daily via REUTERS

A view of a street in Wuhan after the city's government announced a ban on non-essential vehicles in the downtown area to contain the coronavirus outbreak, in Wuhan, China, January 26. China Daily via REUTERS

A view of a street in Wuhan after the city's government announced a ban on non-essential vehicles in the downtown area to contain the coronavirus outbreak, in Wuhan, China, January 26. China Daily via REUTERS
Close
21 / 25
A general view shows the Lujiazui financial district in Pudong, Shanghai, February 3.   REUTERS/Aly Song

A general view shows the Lujiazui financial district in Pudong, Shanghai, February 3. REUTERS/Aly Song

A general view shows the Lujiazui financial district in Pudong, Shanghai, February 3. REUTERS/Aly Song
Close
22 / 25
The Wuhan Yangtze River Tunnel is blocked with a barrier amid the city's lockdown, in Wuhan, January 25.    China Daily via REUTERS

The Wuhan Yangtze River Tunnel is blocked with a barrier amid the city's lockdown, in Wuhan, January 25. China Daily via REUTERS

The Wuhan Yangtze River Tunnel is blocked with a barrier amid the city's lockdown, in Wuhan, January 25. China Daily via REUTERS
Close
23 / 25
People wearing masks are seen at Lujiazui financial district in Pudong, Shanghai, February 3. REUTERS/Aly Song

People wearing masks are seen at Lujiazui financial district in Pudong, Shanghai, February 3. REUTERS/Aly Song

People wearing masks are seen at Lujiazui financial district in Pudong, Shanghai, February 3. REUTERS/Aly Song
Close
24 / 25
An empty street is seen in Yueyang, Hunan Province, near the border to Hubei Province, which is under partial lockdown, January 28.    REUTERS/Thomas Peter

An empty street is seen in Yueyang, Hunan Province, near the border to Hubei Province, which is under partial lockdown, January 28. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

An empty street is seen in Yueyang, Hunan Province, near the border to Hubei Province, which is under partial lockdown, January 28. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
Close
25 / 25

Next Slideshows

Standard poodle Siba wins best in show at Westminster Dog Show

A standard poodle named Siba was crowned "Best in Show" at the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York, taking home the grand prize in the most...

12 Feb 2020

Bernie Sanders wins New Hampshire primary

Bernie Sanders narrowly won New Hampshire's Democratic presidential primary, solidifying his front-runner status in the nominating race.

12 Feb 2020

World races to contain coronavirus

Images from around the world amid the fight to contain the coronavirus.

12 Feb 2020

Hundreds injured as protests rock Beirut

Hundreds of people were injured in Beirut in clashes between security forces and protesters who rejected the new government as it sought to win a parliamentary...

11 Feb 2020

MORE IN PICTURES

Inside New York City, epicenter of U.S. coronavirus outbreak

Inside New York City, epicenter of U.S. coronavirus outbreak

The death toll in New York City climbs as hospitals struggle to treat the severely ill.

The grim toll from coronavirus

The grim toll from coronavirus

Hospitals, morgues and cemeteries deal with the unprecedented number of coronavirus victims.

Top Photos of the Day

Top Photos of the Day

Our top photos from the last 24 hours.

Prisoners at risk for infection in coronavirus pandemic

Prisoners at risk for infection in coronavirus pandemic

Prisoners around the world, confined in crowded and often squalid conditions, are at risk of mass coronavirus transmission.

U.S. braces for 'peak death week' as coronavirus spreads

U.S. braces for 'peak death week' as coronavirus spreads

The United States is preparing for what one official called the 'peak death week' of the coronavirus.

Police around the world enforce coronavirus lockdowns

Police around the world enforce coronavirus lockdowns

Law enforcement personnel enforce lockdowns and curfews to limit the spread of coronavirus.

Constructing temporary coronavirus hospitals

Constructing temporary coronavirus hospitals

Governments around the world scramble to build temporary facilities to treat COVID-19 patients amid a shortage of intensive care beds and ventilators.

Spectacular views of the pink supermoon

Spectacular views of the pink supermoon

The largest, brightest supermoon of 2020 rose in the night sky over hushed cities, stilled factories and countries in lockdown due to the novel coronavirus that has killed tens of thousands worldwide.

Life under lockdown

Life under lockdown

Scenes from a world on lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast