People wearing protective face masks lined up in front of a supermarket in Milan on March 12, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFEPeople wearing protective face masks lined up in front of a supermarket in Milan on March 12, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
People wearing protective face masks lined up in front of a supermarket in Milan on March 12, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE

The worldwide coronavirus pandemic will change the way we shop, travel and work for years to come. History shows us how

  • In a matter of weeks, people in affected areas have become accustomed to wearing masks, stocking up on essentials, cancelling social and business gatherings, scrapping travel plans and working from home
  • Even countries with relatively few cases are taking many of those precautions

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People wearing protective face masks lined up in front of a supermarket in Milan on March 12, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFEPeople wearing protective face masks lined up in front of a supermarket in Milan on March 12, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
People wearing protective face masks lined up in front of a supermarket in Milan on March 12, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE
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