A healthcare worker takes a break on a walkway between two buildings at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, New York, USA, 01 April 2020​. New York City is still the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the United States and there are continuing concerns that the health care system ​will be unable to volume of COVID-19 patients. EPA-EFE/JUSTIN LANE

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Mathias Rocha (8) and Lucia Rocha (6)(R) pose for a portrait at their home in Tres Coroas, Brazil, 01 May 2020. The portrait was taken by their father Pedro Rocha and was done in a tent on the high grass next to their house. Having kids at home during lockdown can be very difficult for parents, luckily, Pedro and his children leave next to the wilderness and they can explore nature with little human contact. The series obs-cu-ra is organized by photographer Bruno Alencastro and the portraits were made by se

Photo Essays:
obs-cu-ra: Pandemic Camera Obscura Portraits

A group of researchers walks along the Bellingshausen Dome in the King George Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, 10 March 2020. Ash of a volcanic eruption in a nearby island in the late sixties surfaces as the glacier keeps melting. The darker surface attracts more heat that in turn accelerates the thaw. Every year the Chilean Antarctic Institute (INACH) organizes an Antarctic Scientific Expedition (ECA) to the White Continent in its 56th edition 49 projects carried out fieldwork, with over 5

Photo Essay:
Antarctica - Science on Another Planet

A commuter wearing a face mask is reflected in a train window as it arrives at the platform of Shibuya train station in Tokyo, Japan, 14 April 2020, a week after the Japanese government declared a state of emergency on parts of Japan including Tokyo and Osaka, in a bid to slow the spread of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 which causes the Covid-19 disease.  EPA-EFE/DAI KUROKAWA

Photo Essay:
Japan in a State of Emergency

Extend Reports Horizontal orientation Shortcuts Search Roberto Mayer LOGIN REGISTRATION HELP Home Primary tabs View(active tab)   Edit   Delete   Translate w_56055508.jpg Search media  Camera operator Giannis Mentzos, 49, wearing a protective face mask and gloves poses for a picture as he films a news anchor during the lockdown of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the headquarters of state broadcaster ERT in Athens, Greece, 25 April 2020. During the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, we

Photo Essay:
People Who Stayed Outside to Be Beside Us

A young woman is pictured next to a light installation called 'Epithyte' by artist Susane Winterling during press preview of exhibition called 'From plants and humans - A ramble across the Green Planet' at the German Hygiene Museum in Dresden, Germany, 18 April 2019 (reissued 05 May 2020). Green is generally associated with hope, harmony, growth and fertility. It is a color of life, nature and eco-friendliness. Green is a philosophy. This color can also bring with it a sense of ambition, greed or jealousy.

Photo Set:
Colorful World: Fifty Shades of

Patrik Holecek, soloist of The Czech National Ballet, jumps as he practices at home in Prague, Czech Republic, 01 April 2020. The coronavirus first appeared in the Czech Republic on 01 March 2020, and the government was one of the earliest in Europe to impose a full lockdown to slow the spread which affected every aspect of life, including the Czech National Ballet.The nationwide quarantine forced all non-essential workers, including artists, into home confinement. For ballet dancers whose profession requir

Photo Essay:
Czech National Ballet Dancers Training at Home During COVID-19 Disease