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    • A man wearing a mask looks at street art at the International Street Art Museum following the new social restrictions announced by the Dutch government, as the Netherlands battles to control the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Amsterdam, Netherlands 14 October 2020.
    • A woman wearing a face mask to prevent the spread of coronavirus walks past a mural of a mask-wearing Mona Lisa, in the Medina of Asilah, northern Morocco, 19 September 2020. The town is known for its well-preserved ramparts, which were built by the Portuguese in the 15th century, and is nowadays a hub for street art and cultural events.
    • A woman wearing a face mask stands in front of graffiti, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in central London, Britain on 15 October 2020.
    • Serbian graffiti artists work on creations in Belgrade, as part of the Mural Festival 'Reconstruction' on 27 September 2020.
    • A Palestinian boy walks past street art showing a malevolent coronavirus, in Gaza city on 22 September 2020.
    • An elderly woman walks past a mural depicting the COVID-19 coronavirus in Surabaya, East Java on 30 September 2020.
    • A young boy sits in front of a mural representing the Covid-19 coronavirus in Bogor, West Java on 27 September 2020.
    • A mural honouring health workers is pictured under a bridge as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues, in Mexico City, 24 September 2020.
    • A woman walks in from of a mural painting of a nurse, in Milan, Italy, 14 October 2020. Coronavirus infections are surging again in the Italian northern region where the pandemic first took hold in Europe, putting pressure again on hospitals and health care workers.
    • A mural named I Miss You by the street artist Zabou is seen on the side of a residential building amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in London, 15 October 2020.
    • People pass a coronavirus-themed mural intended to remind people to always wear mask in public places, in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, 18 September 2020.
    • People enjoy a socially-distanced drink as an artist creates a mural of a NHS worker on a wall in north Manchester on 17 October 2020, as the number of cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 rises.
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    A man wearing a mask looks at street art at the International Street Art Museum following the new social restrictions announced by the Dutch government, as the Netherlands battles to control the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Amsterdam, Netherlands 14 October 2020.

    40 million infected and more than a million dead. These mind-boggling numbers were unimaginable just 10 months ago, when the mysterious bug only began its ominous spread. However, nowadays the world is learning to deal with the pandemic - including through art.

    Graffiti as a form of expression, quite often reflects current political affairs and social issues. It's no wonder that in 2020, graffiti artists have found their inspiration in the unprecedented pandemic that continues to infect more and more people.

    Sputnik invites you to have a look at some of the most memorable graffiti inspired by the coronavirus pandemic in our latest photo gallery.

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