Week in pictures: 18-24 April 2020

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A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week as people react to the spread of the coronavirus.

Air Force Academy cadets celebrate their graduationImage source, Michael Ciaglo / Getty Images
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Spaced eight feet apart, United States Air Force Academy cadets celebrate their graduation as a team of F-16 Air Force Thunderbirds fly over the academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. After senior cadets spent more than a month on lockdown the graduation, which was moved forward by six weeks, marks the first time a military academy is graduating a class early since World War Two.
Image source, Brook Mitchell / Getty Images
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Three beaches in Sydney, Australia, reopened on Monday for exercise on the sand, but many surfers were spotted taking to the water.
Image source, Michael Dantas / AFP
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A burial takes place at the Nossa Senhora Aparecida cemetery in Manaus, in the Amazon forest in Brazil.
Image source, Oleg Varov / AFP
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More than 260 million Orthodox Christians around the world celebrated Easter, with church leaders asking worshippers to stay at home to avoid spreading Covid-19.
Image source, Rungroj Yongrit / EPA-EFE
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An injured female great hornbill (Buceros bicornis) who lost the lower part of her beak is nursed back to health at the Kasetsart University Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Thailand. The veterinarians believe she was shot by a poacher before being rescued from the rainforest with several serious injuries to her beak and left wing, leaving her unable to fly. At least 13 of the world's known 57 species of hornbill live in Thailand.
Image source, Vickie Flores / EPA-EFE
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Staff from the Royal London Hospital take part in Clap for our Carers, in support of Britain's National Health Service.
Image source, Peter Foley / EPA-EFE
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A woman receives a coronavirus antibody test at the Delmont Medical Care drive-in test site in Franklin Square, New York.
Image source, P Ravikumar / Reuters
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A man drives an auto-rickshaw depicting the coronavirus, to create awareness about staying at home during a nationwide lockdown to slow the spreading of the coronavirus disease in Chennai, India.
Image source, Odd Andersen / AFP
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Maria, her partner and their dog watch the movie Loving Vincent projected on the wall of a neighbouring building, from their balcony in Berlin's Kreuzberg district. With cinemas closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the cultural project Window Flicks is bringing films to residents stuck at home, by projecting movies and knocking on doors offering popcorn.
Image source, Andy Buchanan / AFP
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Social Bite social enterprise volunteer Russell Bowers delivers food to resident Becky Foster and her children in Edinburgh, Scotland, during the national lockdown due to the novel coronavirus.

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