The evangelical church of Bourtzwiller in Mulhouse, France, was at the center of a cluster of coronavirus cases in the region. (Jean-Francois Badias/AP)
The evangelical church of Bourtzwiller in Mulhouse, France, was at the center of a cluster of coronavirus cases in the region. (Jean-Francois Badias/AP)

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