This photo taken on March 23, 2020 shows employees eating during lunch break at an auto plant of Dongfeng Honda in Wuhan in China’s central Hubei province.
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The fast-spreading coronavirus has prompted many countries around the world to effectively shut down in order to contain the outbreak.
The draconian measures have placed massive restrictions on the daily lives of hundreds of millions of people, from so-called lockdowns and school closures to strict regulations on social distancing and bans on public gatherings.
It is an unprecedented response to an intensifying global health crisis, leaving many to wonder exactly when things might revert to normal.
However, health experts are much more cautious.
That’s because lifting restrictions to alleviate the economic and social damage of a…