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World slips into pandemic-induced hibernation as China awakens

Restaurants and traffic go quiet globally while Shanghai's cargo shipments spike

Restaurants in many major cities worldwide are unable to open as people stay indoors.

TOKYO/SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE -- "Stay home. Essential travel only. Save lives."

An electronic bulletin board in London shows these words on an empty street. The British government on Thursday doubled fines for leaving homes to 60 pounds ($75). All restaurants, pubs and shops are closed, with the small exception of supermarkets.

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