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A French island chain historically used as a quarantine centre is once again deserted because of the coronavirus. Here’s what it’s like inside.

An island chain off the coast of Marseille, southern France, was historically used to quarantine sick people during past epidemics. The Frioul archipelago was used to house people suffering from illnesses like the plague or yellow fever to protect the mainland, according to the Associated Press. Now, the 150 residents […]
A French island chain historically used as a quarantine centre is once again deserted because of the coronavirus. Here’s what it’s like inside.
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Photos of iconic tourist destinations in China, Italy, and Thailand reveal empty festivals, vacant water parks, and trapped people as the coronavirus slows travel

International tourism is taking a hit as the coronavirus outbreak – and fear about it – spreads across the world. National governments are warning would-be travellers to stay away from outbreak hotspots, and in some cases, enacting travel bans to forbid them from going. Photos of tourist destinations around the […]
Photos of iconic tourist destinations in China, Italy, and Thailand reveal empty festivals, vacant water parks, and trapped people as the coronavirus slows travel