Images of Empty Cities Shouldn’t Define This Pandemic

Empty streets are just one of the many portraits of a pandemic. They capture what’s gone, but not what remains.

34th Street on April 6 in New York City. Photo: Kena Betancur/Getty Images

OnOn the same day a Navy hospital ship docked in the New York harbor to combat the spreading coronavirus pandemic, TikTok user Landon K. Gibson uploaded a haunting montage of the deserted…