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Video by @pinaphoto | Alberi de Lima Carvalho, a painter working inside the Copan building in São Paulo, plays the Brazilian national anthem in a violin during his lunch break. Mr. Carvalho usually practices for 30-40 minutes every day in the painting workshop of the building. Copan is the largest residential building in Brazil with an estimated 5000 residents who are now living under quarentine due to the corona virus crisis. Follow me on @pinaphoto for more coverage of the Corona-19 crisis in Brazil.

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Video by @pinaphoto | Me photographing a resident of the Copan Building in her apartment door. The Copan building is the largest residential building in Brazil where an estimated 5000 people live and was designed by the famous architect Oscar Niemeyer to be a mirror of the Brazilian society. Follow me on @pinaphoto for more coverage of the Corona-19 crisis in Brazil.

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Photos by @nicholesobecki | Members of the Nairobi County fire brigade and the Sonko Rescue Team fumigate key public and trading areas in Nairobi’s central business district to curb the spread of COVID-19. I’d just received my press credentials that allow me to continue reporting past the new 7pm-5am curfew, and it was eery to see this city I’ve called home for the past eight years deserted aside from the fumigation teams. Follow me on @nicholesobecki for more coverage of the Corona-19 crisis in Kenya.

15 hours ago

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Video by @nicholesobecki | With so many of us stuck at home right now, people are coming together on the internet in real-time. Here, Blinky Bill, a musician and DJ, does a livestream performance “Gems through the Cloud” from his home studio. This song, ‘Mungu Halali’, is one of my favorites off his first solo album Everyone’s Just Winging It And Other Fly Tales. Follow me on @nicholesobecki for more coverage of the Corona-19 crisis in Kenya.

23 hours ago

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Photo by @nicholesobecki | Self-quarantined and unable make tee time at Nairobi’s exclusive Muthaiga Country Club, a young man practices his swing from the rooftop of the apartment building where he lives with his family. Follow me on @nicholesobecki for more coverage of the Corona-19 crisis in Kenya.

30 Mar 2020

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Photo by @pinaphoto | A self-portrait with Edyr Sabino and his daughter Helena and son Daniel, in what is said to be the largest apartment in the Copan Building at around 450 square meters. Mr. Sabino who is 63 and part of the risk group to COVID-19 has been self-isolating at home with his sons for the last two weeks. I have been documenting the life of the residents of the Copan building under quarantine in São Paulo. Since I was in Europe in February, prior to starting to photograph in the Copan, I spent 20 days in self-isolation to be as sure as possible I wasn't a threat to anyone. Edyr Sabino was very kind to accepted me into their apartment to photograph him and his family, but I had to be wearing all the safety protocols and social distance. Follow me on @pinaphoto for more coverage of the Corona-19 crisis in Brazil.

30 Mar 2020

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Video by @nicholesobecki | Kenyan fashion designer David Avido distributes handmade, colorful face masks for free in the Kibera informal settlement he’s from as a preventive measure against coronavirus. While handing them out he shares information on how to stay safe amidst the ongoing pandemic. Social distancing is a luxury few can afford in Kibera, where over a half a million people live and most earn less than a couple of dollars a day. Follow me on @nicholesobecki for more coverage of the Corona-19 crisis in Kenya.

30 Mar 2020

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Video by @nicholesobecki | Pastors Reverend Elvis and Julie Lovi end their live streamed church service by thanking frontline workers in the fight against COVID-19 at Mamlaka Hill Chapel in Ruaka town, just outside Nairobi. This is the second week since they closed their doors in-line with a government directive to curb the spread of coronavirus. African countries have been among the last to be hit by the pandemic, but as cases rise people here are becoming increasingly alarmed. Follow me on @nicholesobecki for more coverage of the Corona-19 crisis in Kenya.

29 Mar 2020

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Video by @pinaphoto | A resident of the Copan building dances at home while in self-isolation due to the corona-virus. Despite the Brazilian president comments trying to diminish the crisis many residents of São Paulo have been self-isolating. The Copan building is the largest residential building in Brazil where an estimated 5000 people live and was projected by the famous architect Oscar Niemeyer to be a mirror of the Brazilian society. Follow me on @pinaphoto for more coverage of the Corona-19 crisis in Brazil.

29 Mar 2020

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Photo by @nicholesobecki | A mural reading "Let's fight CORONA together!" is painted on the side of a storefront by Art360 Kibera, a local gallery and creative hub. In informal settlements like Kibera, where millions of people live in close quarters, many fear that keeping social distance and self-isolation are not possible. Follow me on @nicholesobecki for more coverage of the Corona-19 crisis in Kenya.

28 Mar 2020

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Video by @williamodaniels | Parisians pay tribute to medical staff every night at 8pm by clapping, whistling and shouting near the Canal de l’Ourcq in the northeast of Paris. It is always a very moving moment. There is currently a nationwide confinement order in France, but as of now journalists with press cards are still allowed to go out to report. Follow me on @williamodaniels for more coverage of the Corona-19 crises in France.

24 Mar 2020

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Photo by William Daniels @williamodaniels l Some people carry food they just bought at a supermarket in La Defense, the business district of Paris on day 6 of the order to stay at home. La Defense is Europe's largest purpose-built business district, with 180,000 daily workers usually reporting for work. There is currently a nationwide confinement order in France, but as of now journalists with press cards are still allowed to go out to report. Follow me on @williamodaniels for more coverage of the Corona-19 crises in France.

24 Mar 2020

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Video of @williamodaniels | What a strange feeling to photograph the Place Vendôme in the center of Paris, totally deserted. I have never seen my city like this. The only sound we could hear was the wind. There is currently a nationwide confinement order in France, but as of now journalists with press cards are still allowed to go out to report. Follow me on @williamodaniels for more coverage of the Corona-19 crises in France.

24 Mar 2020

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Photo by @gabrielegalimbertiphoto I Most of the spaces that until a month ago were used for advertising are now occupied by messages to raise awareness on coronavirus. This one, in front of the Pillars of St. Lawrence, says, "Coronavirus, let's stop it together.” #coronavirus #virus #covid19 #milano #italy #pandemic

23 Mar 2020

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Photo by William Daniels @williamodaniels | A woman and her son, both wearing mask, cross the deserted Place Vendôme in the center of Paris, on day 4 of the order to stay at home.There is currently a nationwide confinement order in France, but as of now journalists with press cards are still allowed to go out to report. Follow me on @williamodaniels for more coverage of the Covid-19 crisis in France.

23 Mar 2020