Rare silence grips New Orleans as city battles disease

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The birthplace of jazz has little to celebrate right now.

New Orleans has the dubious distinction of becoming one of the first pandemic hot zones in the United States.

A 300-year-old city that has found itself silenced for one of the rare times in history. Clubs closed. Music on hold.

And everyone wondering what the city will look like once the disease releases its grip.