Passengers hoping to change their flights to the U.S. wait in long lines at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in the Netherlands after President Trump announced new restrictions on travel from Europe.
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The World Health Organization called the COVID-19 viral disease a pandemic Wednesday. Here, workers in Spain place a medical mask on a figure that was to be part of the Fallas festival in Valencia. The festival has been canceled over the coronavirus outbreak.
A person wearing a face mask at the Piazza Di Spagna in Rome during the coronavirus emergency, on Tuesday, after the Italian government imposed national restrictions to control the spread of the COVID-19 disease.
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Chinese volunteers from the nonprofit organization Blue Sky Rescue Team carry fumigation equipment on their way to disinfect common areas of a local residential compound last week in Beijing.
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Israel has announced a blanket quarantine policy for anyone entering the country; the policy will be in effect for two weeks. Here, empty airline check-in counters are seen at Ben Gurion Airport, near Tel Aviv.
"As long as you have these discrete outbreaks ... there is the opportunity to control them," says Dr. Bruce Aylward, team leader of the joint mission between the World Health Organization and China on COVID-19.
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A delivery worker on a motorcycle on an empty street in Wuhan. Despite the city's lockdown measures to prevent the spread of disease, a handful of delivery companies are still in operation. Their workers provide supplies and necessities to residents cooped up in their homes.
Cough into your elbow, not your hand. Or pull the collar of your T-shirt up to cover your mouth when coughing. That's the coughing advice from experts who seek to minimize risk of viral transmission.
Students sit for an exam in Ahmedabad, India, on Thursday. In the nation's capital, New Delhi, all primary schools have been ordered closed until March 31 because of coronavirus concerns.
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