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U.S. cities go eerily quiet amid coronavirus

An empty subway train is seen during the outbreak of coronavirus in New York City, March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

An empty subway train is seen during the outbreak of coronavirus in New York City, March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

An empty subway train is seen during the outbreak of coronavirus in New York City, March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon
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The downtown streets of Seattle during the outbreak of coronavirus, March 16. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

The downtown streets of Seattle during the outbreak of coronavirus, March 16. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

The downtown streets of Seattle during the outbreak of coronavirus, March 16. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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An empty parking lot in Manhattan, March 15. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

An empty parking lot in Manhattan, March 15. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

An empty parking lot in Manhattan, March 15. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon
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King County Metro buses sit in storage at the King County Metro Central Base in Seattle, Washington, March 16.  
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King County Metro buses sit in storage at the King County Metro Central Base in Seattle, Washington, March 16. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

King County Metro buses sit in storage at the King County Metro Central Base in Seattle, Washington, March 16. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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Disney's Magic Kingdom theme park is seen empty of visitors after it closed in an effort to combat the spread of coronavirus in Orlando, Florida, March 16. REUTERS/Gregg Newton

Disney's Magic Kingdom theme park is seen empty of visitors after it closed in an effort to combat the spread of coronavirus in Orlando, Florida, March 16. REUTERS/Gregg Newton

Disney's Magic Kingdom theme park is seen empty of visitors after it closed in an effort to combat the spread of coronavirus in Orlando, Florida, March 16. REUTERS/Gregg Newton
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Empty chairs are seen at the deck of a local restaurant closed due to the outbreak of coronavirus in Hoboken, New Jersey, March 16. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Empty chairs are seen at the deck of a local restaurant closed due to the outbreak of coronavirus in Hoboken, New Jersey, March 16. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Empty chairs are seen at the deck of a local restaurant closed due to the outbreak of coronavirus in Hoboken, New Jersey, March 16. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A man walks on a nearly empty Brooklyn Bridge in New York City, March 17. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A man walks on a nearly empty Brooklyn Bridge in New York City, March 17. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A man walks on a nearly empty Brooklyn Bridge in New York City, March 17. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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A theater displays a closed sign in Los Angeles, California, March 16. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A theater displays a closed sign in Los Angeles, California, March 16. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A theater displays a closed sign in Los Angeles, California, March 16. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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The Wheaton Metro station escalator, holding the record as the longest escalator in the Western Hemisphere, runs empty during evening rush hour at the Wheaton Metro underground train station in Wheaton, Maryland, March 16. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

The Wheaton Metro station escalator, holding the record as the longest escalator in the Western Hemisphere, runs empty during evening rush hour at the Wheaton Metro underground train station in Wheaton, Maryland, March 16. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

The Wheaton Metro station escalator, holding the record as the longest escalator in the Western Hemisphere, runs empty during evening rush hour at the Wheaton Metro underground train station in Wheaton, Maryland, March 16. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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An empty street in Manhattan, March 15. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

An empty street in Manhattan, March 15. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

An empty street in Manhattan, March 15. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon
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Offices stand empty amid the coronavirus outbreak in Seattle, Washington, March 16. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Offices stand empty amid the coronavirus outbreak in Seattle, Washington, March 16. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Offices stand empty amid the coronavirus outbreak in Seattle, Washington, March 16. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A cruise ship sits at an empty dock due in La Jolla, California, March 16. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A cruise ship sits at an empty dock due in La Jolla, California, March 16. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A cruise ship sits at an empty dock due in La Jolla, California, March 16. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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A subway station stands empty during rush hour in New York, March 16.   REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A subway station stands empty during rush hour in New York, March 16. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A subway station stands empty during rush hour in New York, March 16. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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A U.S. Secret Service officer stands guard along a near-empty Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House,  March 16. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

A U.S. Secret Service officer stands guard along a near-empty Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House, March 16. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

A U.S. Secret Service officer stands guard along a near-empty Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House, March 16. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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An empty street in Manhattan, March 15. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

An empty street in Manhattan, March 15. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

An empty street in Manhattan, March 15. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon
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Commuters wait for the Chicago Transit Authority Blue line train at the Damen Avenue stop in Chicago, Illinois, March 16. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Commuters wait for the Chicago Transit Authority Blue line train at the Damen Avenue stop in Chicago, Illinois, March 16. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Commuters wait for the Chicago Transit Authority Blue line train at the Damen Avenue stop in Chicago, Illinois, March 16. REUTERS/Joshua Lott
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CenturyLink Field during the outbreak of coronavirus  in Seattle, Washington, March 16. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

CenturyLink Field during the outbreak of coronavirus in Seattle, Washington, March 16. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

CenturyLink Field during the outbreak of coronavirus in Seattle, Washington, March 16. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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Signs displayed on the window of a restaurant to inform customers that the dinning area is closed, in Chicago, March 16.   REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Signs displayed on the window of a restaurant to inform customers that the dinning area is closed, in Chicago, March 16. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Signs displayed on the window of a restaurant to inform customers that the dinning area is closed, in Chicago, March 16. REUTERS/Joshua Lott
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A mostly empty Pike Place Market in Seattle, Washington, March 16. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

A mostly empty Pike Place Market in Seattle, Washington, March 16. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

A mostly empty Pike Place Market in Seattle, Washington, March 16. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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A woman sits alone on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial amid a dramatic downturn in tourists in Washington, March 16. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A woman sits alone on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial amid a dramatic downturn in tourists in Washington, March 16. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A woman sits alone on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial amid a dramatic downturn in tourists in Washington, March 16. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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People walk through the Oculus in New York City, March 17. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People walk through the Oculus in New York City, March 17. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

People walk through the Oculus in New York City, March 17. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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Statues are illuminated by sunlight inside of an empty Capitol Rotunda, following the government's notice to halt all public building tours on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 17. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Statues are illuminated by sunlight inside of an empty Capitol Rotunda, following the government's notice to halt all public building tours on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 17. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Statues are illuminated by sunlight inside of an empty Capitol Rotunda, following the government's notice to halt all public building tours on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 17. REUTERS/Tom Brenner
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