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Alice Amonde sits on a boat on the village of Nduru Beach, Kenya. She is part of the group of women who have fought against the practice of transactional sex that was part of the fishing business. This photograph was taken in November 2019. This spring, flooding from Lake Victoria devastated the village. Julia Gunther For NPR hide caption

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Julia Gunther For NPR

Vaccines for measles-rubella and cervical cancer are administered at a school in Jimbaran, Indonesia. Vaccination rates have dropped during the pandemic. Keyza Widiatmika/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Keyza Widiatmika/NurPhoto via Getty Images

How Bad Has The Pandemic Been For Childhood Vaccinations?

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Air passengers wearing practically full-body coveralls at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in India. Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Anglebert Maurice Kakuja, 29, a Sapeur, or Congolese dandy, shows off his fashion sense while wearing a homemade mask in the eastern Congolese city of Bukavu. Sapeurs take their name from the acronym for their group: Societe des Ambianceurs et des Personnes Elegantes. Raissa Karama Rwizibuka hide caption

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Raissa Karama Rwizibuka

Sure, you can sing "Happy Birthday" twice to time your hand-washing — but one hand-washer recommends a 20-second excerpt from Beyoncé's "Love on Top." Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Coachella hide caption

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