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These pictures show how China's air pollution has dropped during the coronavirus outbreak

The COVID-19 coronavirus has lead to a dramatic decrease in air pollution after factories shut due to the outbreak of the disease. Image: REUTERS/Aly Song

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NASA satellite images show a drastic pollutant dropoff in Wuhan. Image: NASA
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