In this Week in Photos, China’s new large carrier rocket, the Long March 5B, launches in Hainan province; firefighters battle a forest fire along the border of Xide and Mianning counties in Sichuan province; and high school students study behind plastic barriers at their desks to prevent coronavirus transmission in Wuhan, Hubei province.
Firefighters head toward a forest fire along the border of Xide and Mianning counties in Sichuan province, May 8, 2020. People Visual
Monks play basketball at a monastery in Gonggar County, Tibet Autonomous Region, May 8, 2020. Zhang Wei/CNS/People Visual
A man carrying a mannequin crosses a street in Chongqing, May 6, 2020. Chen Chao/CNS/People Visual
Students hang their laundry to dry outside their dorm rooms at a vocational college in Xiangtan, Hunan province, May 8, 2020. Chen Sihan via Xinhua
High school students study at their desks in Wuhan, Hubei province, May 6, 2020. The plastic barriers are intended to reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission. Xiao Yijiu/Xinhua
Livestreamers perform at a park in Changchun, Jilin province, May 6, 2020. IC
China’s new large carrier rocket, the Long March 5B, blasts off from the Wenchang Space Launch Center in Wenchang, Hainan province, May 5, 2020. Zheng Ke/People Visual