23 Dramatic Photos of the Coronavirus Outbreak

A dog wears a paper cup over its mouth on a street in Beijing.

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A medical staff member disinfects a quarantine zone converted from a hotel in Wuhan, China.

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A pair of elderly people go to a drugstore to buy masks, which are sold out, in Luzhou City, China.

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A worker wears a protective mask while cleaning construction waste at Wuhan Keting in Wuhan, China.

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A CDC worker hands samples collected from a suspected coronavirus patient to colleagues for testing in a quarantined hotel in Wuhan, China.

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Workers prepare beds at Wuhan International Conference and Exhibition Center in Wuhan, China, the city believed to be at the center of the outbreak.

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Medical employees in Hong Kong line up outside the Hospital Authority Building to hand in demand letters in hopes of convincing the government to change their tactics

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Commuters in a Hong Kong subway station wear face masks on Feb. 4.

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People wearing masks are seen riding the train in Hong Kong on Jan. 22. 

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A woman wears a mask while carrying a dog in the street on Jan. 22 in Wuhan, Hubei province, China.

The Wuhan government issued regulations that residents must wear masks in public places.

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Travelers, all wearing protective face masks, wait at the departure hall of West Kowloon Station in Hong Kong on Jan. 23.

As of Jan. 30, there are 7,711 confirmed cases of infections and the death toll in China stands at 170. 

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A man holds a child as they and others wear protective masks while riding on the subway in Beijing, China, on Jan. 24. 

Children, elderly and immunocompromised people are at the greatest risk for contracting the virus. 

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A woman wears a hat, sunglasses and protective mask in Singapore on Jan. 28. 

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A woman with her child wrapped in a plastic sheet walks on a street in Hong Kong on Jan. 29.

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On Jan. 29, a tourist from the Chinese city of Jinan, Shandong Province, passes through a body temperature checkpoint while wearing a mask and industrial goggles at Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea. 

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A woman dons a protective mask and ski goggles as she lines up to check in to a flight at Beijing Capital Airport on Jan. 30 in Beijing, China.

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A man wears a protective mask and goggles at Beijing Capital Airport on Jan. 30. 

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A young child wears a protective mask and is covered in plastic while waiting to check into a flight at Beijing Capital Airport on Jan. 30. 

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Chinese children wear plastic bottles as makeshift homemade protection and protective masks while waiting to check into a flight at Beijing Capital Airport on Jan. 30. 

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Passengers who are traveling take precautions while waiting for flights out of Beijing. 

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A man wears a protective mask and goggles at Beijing Capital Airport on Jan. 30. 

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A little girl in Bangkok, Thailand, sports a protective face mask near the Erawan Shrine on Jan. 30. 

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A woman wears a surgical mask and protective gear over her eyes in Hong Kong to protect herself from Coronavirus infection on Jan. 30. 

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