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Here are the most spectacular pictures of last week from Asia

Updated : 2020-01-26 11:27:53

Here are some of the most spectacular images that were taken from across the continent last week at a time when countries across the continent are taking strict measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Staff move bio-waste containers past the entrance of the Wuhan Medical Treatment Center, where some infected with a new virus are being treated, in Wuhan, China. The number of cases of a new coronavirus from Wuhan has risen over 400 in China Chinese health authorities said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Dake Kang, File)
Staff move bio-waste containers past the entrance of the Wuhan Medical Treatment Center, where some infected with a new virus are being treated, in Wuhan, China. The number of cases of a new coronavirus from Wuhan has risen over 400 in China Chinese health authorities said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Dake Kang, File)
A health official scans the body temperature of a passenger as she arrives at the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang, Indonesia. Indonesia is screening travellers from overseas for a new type of coronavirus as fears spread about a mysterious infectious disease after its first death reported in China. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana, File)
A health official scans the body temperature of a passenger as she arrives at the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang, Indonesia. Indonesia is screening travellers from overseas for a new type of coronavirus as fears spread about a mysterious infectious disease after its first death reported in China. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana, File)
Health officials in hazmat suits check body temperatures of passengers arriving from the city of Wuhan at the airport in Beijing. Nearly two decades after the disastrously-handled SARS epidemic, China's more-open response to a new virus signals its growing confidence and a greater awareness of the pitfalls of censorship, even while the government is as authoritarian as ever. (AP Photo/Emily Wang, File)
Health officials in hazmat suits check body temperatures of passengers arriving from the city of Wuhan at the airport in Beijing. Nearly two decades after the disastrously-handled SARS epidemic, China's more-open response to a new virus signals its growing confidence and a greater awareness of the pitfalls of censorship, even while the government is as authoritarian as ever. (AP Photo/Emily Wang, File)
A traveller wears a face mask as she sits in a waiting room at Beijing West Railway Station in Beijing. Masks are mandatory in public in an outbreak of a new coronavirus in China as more places stepped up medical screening of travellers from the country as it enters its busiest travel period. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
A traveller wears a face mask as she sits in a waiting room at Beijing West Railway Station in Beijing. Masks are mandatory in public in an outbreak of a new coronavirus in China as more places stepped up medical screening of travellers from the country as it enters its busiest travel period. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
Para-military soldiers are reflected in a fountain as they take a break during the rehearsals for the upcoming Republic Day parade at the Raisina hills, the government seat of power, in New Delhi. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)
Para-military soldiers are reflected in a fountain as they take a break during the rehearsals for the upcoming Republic Day parade at the Raisina hills, the government seat of power, in New Delhi. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup, File)
Silhouetted against the sunset, visitors are reflected on the glass walls of Shibuya Sky observation deck in Tokyo. Located on the rooftop of Shibuya Scramble Square, a 47-story high-rise that opened in November 2019, the observatory is Tokyo's newest open-air observation deck, overlooking the famous Shibuya scramble crossing. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
Silhouetted against the sunset, visitors are reflected on the glass walls of Shibuya Sky observation deck in Tokyo. Located on the rooftop of Shibuya Scramble Square, a 47-story high-rise that opened in November 2019, the observatory is Tokyo's newest open-air observation deck, overlooking the famous Shibuya scramble crossing. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
A man swims laps in a partially-frozen lake at a public park in Beijing. According to local folk wisdom, swimming in icy water in winter is good for one's health. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
A man swims laps in a partially-frozen lake at a public park in Beijing. According to local folk wisdom, swimming in icy water in winter is good for one's health. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
Chinese paramilitary police stand guard outside the closed Hankou Railway Station in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. China closed off a city of more than 11 million people Thursday in an unprecedented effort to try to contain a deadly new viral illness that has sickened hundreds and spread to other cities and countries amid the Lunar New Year travel rush. (Chinatopix via AP, File)
Chinese paramilitary police stand guard outside the closed Hankou Railway Station in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. China closed off a city of more than 11 million people Thursday in an unprecedented effort to try to contain a deadly new viral illness that has sickened hundreds and spread to other cities and countries amid the Lunar New Year travel rush. (Chinatopix via AP, File)
Passengers wear protective face masks at the departure hall of the high-speed train station in Hong Kong. China closed off a city of more than 11 million people Thursday, halting transportation and warning against public gatherings, to try to stop the spread of a deadly new virus that has sickened hundreds and spread to other cities and countries in the Lunar New Year travel rush. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
Passengers wear protective face masks at the departure hall of the high-speed train station in Hong Kong. China closed off a city of more than 11 million people Thursday, halting transportation and warning against public gatherings, to try to stop the spread of a deadly new virus that has sickened hundreds and spread to other cities and countries in the Lunar New Year travel rush. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
Barricades block access to the closed Hankou Railway Station in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. China closed off a city of more than 11 million people Thursday in an unprecedented effort to try to contain a deadly new viral illness that has sickened hundreds and spread to other cities and countries amid the Lunar New Year travel rush. (Chinatopix via AP)
Barricades block access to the closed Hankou Railway Station in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. China closed off a city of more than 11 million people Thursday in an unprecedented effort to try to contain a deadly new viral illness that has sickened hundreds and spread to other cities and countries amid the Lunar New Year travel rush. (Chinatopix via AP)
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