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A woman checking a man's temperature outside of a nightclub in Singapore
January 9, 2021

Temperature Check

While this scene of a hostess checking a nightclub-goer's temperature in Singapore seems eerily familiar now, it first appeared in a January 2010 story about the swine flu epidemic.
Photograph by David McLain, Nat Geo Image Collection

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