A worker picks roses that will be thrown way because they cannot be shipped to Europe due to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Maridadi flower farm in Naivasha, Kenya, March 19, 2020.

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Flower producers and sellers have seen an uptick in demand due to Mother's Day. But it won't be enough to save the industry from the steep drop in business due to the pandemic.

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A worker picks roses that will be thrown way because they cannot be shipped to Europe due to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Maridadi flower farm in Naivasha, Kenya, March 19, 2020. 

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