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COVID-19: How past crises are helping the world's cities to respond and rebuild 

The lockdowns have lead us to adapt to some rather unimaginable scenes in some of the world's major cities. Image: REUTERS/John Sibley

Megan Rowling

Journalist, Thomson Reuters Foundation

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