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Two brothers hug in a park a few days after lockdown restrictions were eased.
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Josh hugs his little brother, Tanny. This image was taken a few days after the UK government eased lockdown restrictions. 

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Hayleigh Longman

A man sits in his room with his feet up on a paint bucket to avoid floodwater.
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A resident sits in his room with his feet up to avoid floodwater. His neighbourhood in Nigeria suffers annual flooding as sea levels rise due to climate change.

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Nyancho NwaNri / Wellcome Photography Prize 2020

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Two researchers carry out research at the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics in Oxford.

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Residents in Mexico City wash their hands as a preventive measure against the spread of Covid-19.
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Soap and water dispensers have been installed across Mexico City to encourage passers-by to wash their hands and listen to information about how to prevent contracting Covid-19.

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