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Makeshift mask

Nelson Almeida, AFP

Posted at Mar 17 2020 05:23 PM

Makeshift mask

A street vendor wears a plastic bag as a preventive measure against the spread of COVID-19 in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Monday. The Sao Paulo stock exchange closed down 13.9 percent Monday and the Brazilian real closed below five to the dollar for the first time ever in further fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.