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Before and After Photos Show How Empty These Once-Bustling Places Are Now That Everyone Is Staying Home

    Usually, planet Earth is a bustling place. Rain or shine, some of the world’s most iconic locations are always an ocean of activity. But following the global health crisis, i.e. the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, all of these famous and usually-busy places are empty. This is because of the social-distancing measures taken by governments to help fight the spread of the virus.

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    The idea is simple. Big crowds equal increased chances of transmission. Thus limiting the hustle and bustle in these popular locations has the potential to be effective. The global situation is not easy, but we will get through it. Experts around the world are working hard to fight back, and they’re doing a great job. Earth’s citizens are cooperating and coordinating on unprecedented levels. So hang tight and everything will be ok!