Photos of the Week (03/08/20)


A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) Vice President Mike Pence, who heads the government’s coronavirus task force, greets a woman at the Washington State Emergency Operations Center during a tour with Governor Jay Inslee at Camp Murray near Tacoma, Washington. Photo: REUTERS/David Ryder

2) A waiter stands by empty tables outside a restaurant at St Mark’s Square, which is usually full of tourists, after Italy’s government adopted a decree with emergency new measures to contain the coronavirus, in Venice, Italy. Photo: REUTERS/Manuel Silvestri

3) South Korean soldiers wearing protective gear sanitize a street in front of city hall after the rapid rise in confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Daegu, southeast of the capital Seoul, South Korea, on March 2, 2020.  Photo: Kim Kyung Hoon / Reuters

4) A picture shows the Venice Grand Canal totally empty in Venice, Italy, on March 5, 2020. Italy closed all schools and universities until March 15 to help combat the spread of the novel coronavirus.  Photo: Andrea Pattaro / AFP / Getty

5) Dancers of the Shanghai Ballet take part in a training session at a dance studio amid the coronavirus outbreak, on March 2, 2020, in Shanghai, China.  Photo: Tang Yanjun / China News Service via Getty

6) Dorothy Campbell and her son Charlie  talk through a window with her husband, Gene Campbell, at the Life Care Center, the long-term care facility linked to several confirmed coronavirus cases in Kirkland, Wash., on March 5. Photo: David Ryder / Reuters

7) Medical staff members present a birthday cake and congratulations to Cheng Yunping, who was in isolation in Suzhou City, Jiangsu province, China, on March 4, 2020.  Photo: Costfoto / Barcroft Media / Getty

8) The sun sets behind damaged homes left after a tornado hit on March 4, 2020 in Cookeville, Tennessee. Photo: Brett Carlsen / Getty

9) Meg Selby and Mac Warren look over their engagement photo that they found in their damaged house in Stanford Estates in Nashville, March 3. Photo: Reuters

10) Anti-dairy industry protestors are pulled from the stage as Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks at his Super Tuesday night rally in Los Angeles, California. Photo:  REUTERS/Mike Blake. Here’s another look. A protester is held back by Joe Biden adviser Symone Sanders and Jill Biden while Democratic presidential candidate Biden looks on, during a primary election night rally. Photograph: Marcio José Sánchez/AP

11) Ice forms on a house during a blizzard in Hamburg, New York, on February 28, 2020.  Photo: Lindsay DeDario / Reuters

12) A man climbs a pole in snowfall to get a prize during celebrations of Maslenitsa, or Pancake Week, in Veliky Novgorod, some 550 kilometers (340 miles) northeast of Moscow, Russia, on March 1, 2020. Maslenitsa is a traditional Russian holiday marking the end of winter that dates back to pagan times. Photo: Dmitri Lovetsky / AP

13) A helicopter transports three mule deer to a field clinic where the Division of Wildlife Resources will check their condition to determine how they fared over the winter at Hardware Ranch near Hyrum, Utah, on March 4, 2020.  Photo: Natalie Behring / AFP / Getty

14) A woman makes noise as she chases bats away from an electric utility tower in Hpa-An, Kayin State, Myanmar, on March 1, 2020. Photo: Ye Aung Thu / AFP / Getty

15) The female polar-bear cub Finja plays in her enclosure at the Schönbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria, on March 3, 2020. Photo: Ronald Zak / AP

16) Enthusiasts take part in an attempt to set the country’s record for the largest number of people dousing themselves with icy water, to mark the end of winter, in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on February 29, 2020.  Photo: Tatyana Vishevskaya / Reuters

17) UW forward Micah Potter throws down a dunk against Indiana in the second half. Saturday at Indiana. Photo: Trevor Ruszkowski, USA TODAY Sports

18) Nate Reuvers (35) and Aleem Ford begin to celebrate after Wisconsin knocked off Indiana 60-56 to clinch at least a share of the Big Ten crown. Photo: AJ Mast, AP

19) Donald Trump Jr. was in Milwaukee to do a little ice fishing in the Summerfest lagoon on Friday, March 6. Trump Jr. caught seven fish — including one whitefish and six brown trout. Photo: FOX 6 Milwaukee

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