In pictures: Lunar New Year 2021
Updated 2:05 PM ET, Sun February 14, 2021
The coronavirus pandemic is forcing many people around the world to change the way they celebrate Lunar New Year, the most important holiday in the Chinese zodiac calendar.
Hundreds of millions of people usually pack highways, trains and planes to come home and celebrate with their family. But governments are discouraging people from traveling this year if it's nonessential.
The 15-day festival began on Friday, February 12. This is the Year of the Ox.