German Maja Bulic and her Swiss friend Jean-Pierre Walter (R) talk through two fences set up by Swiss and German authorities on the German-Swiss border as a protection measure due to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Kreuzlingen, Switzerland April 5, 2020. Reuters

Coronavirus divides lovers at Swiss-German border

The fences have become a meeting point for people divided by the epidemic - and a reminder of its disruption for Europeans accustomed to travelling where they please