With church bells and candles, France honors virus victims

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With church bells and candles, France honors virus victims

A man jogs in an empty Paris street, Wednesday, March 25, 2020. French President Emmanuel Macron urged employees to keep working in supermarkets, production sites and other businesses that need to keep running amid stringent restrictions of movement due to the rapid spreading of the new coronavirus in the country. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Candles are set up on a balcony in Versailles, Wednesday, March 25, 2020. France's bishops called for Catholics and non-Catholics alike to take part in Wednesday's candle-lighting, in a shared "prayer for the dead, the sick and their loved ones, for all the medical personnel and all those who make the life of our country possible." The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
A woman and her children applaud after they set up candles on their balcony in Versailles, Wednesday, March 25, 2020. France's bishops called for Catholics and non-Catholics alike to take part in Wednesday's candle-lighting, in a shared "prayer for the dead, the sick and their loved ones, for all the medical personnel and all those who make the life of our country possible." The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

With church bells and candles, France honors virus victims

A man jogs in an empty Paris street, Wednesday, March 25, 2020. French President Emmanuel Macron urged employees to keep working in supermarkets, production sites and other businesses that need to keep running amid stringent restrictions of movement due to the rapid spreading of the new coronavirus in the country. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Candles are set up on a balcony in Versailles, Wednesday, March 25, 2020. France's bishops called for Catholics and non-Catholics alike to take part in Wednesday's candle-lighting, in a shared "prayer for the dead, the sick and their loved ones, for all the medical personnel and all those who make the life of our country possible." The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
A woman and her children applaud after they set up candles on their balcony in Versailles, Wednesday, March 25, 2020. France's bishops called for Catholics and non-Catholics alike to take part in Wednesday's candle-lighting, in a shared "prayer for the dead, the sick and their loved ones, for all the medical personnel and all those who make the life of our country possible." The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
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