Nurith Aizenman
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Experts Warn Lag In Global Vaccinations Could Lead To Dangerous Variants

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An older person receives their first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine in Thika, Kenya. The vaccine's manufacturer, Serum Institute of India, announced this week that it will freeze all exports of the vaccine through the end of this year — leaving 20 million people in Africa without a source for their second dose. Patrick Meinhardt/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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20 Million Africans Are Due For Their 2nd COVID Shot. But There's No Supply In Sight

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'So This Was All For Nothing': Indian Vaccine Export Halt Leaves Africa Without Doses

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A bishop receives a vaccine for COVID-19 at Juba Teaching Hospital on April 7 in Juba, South Sudan. South Sudan received 132,000 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine on March 25 through the World Health Organization's COVAX program to ensure all countries have equal access to vaccines. Andreea Campeanu/Getty Images hide caption

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They Desperately Need COVID Vaccines. So Why Are Some Countries Throwing Out Doses?

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Africa Faces Vaccine Shortage, Challenges Administering Doses

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A scientist works on COVID-19 samples to find variations of the virus at the Croix-Rousse Hospital laboratory in Lyon, France, in January. Jeff Pachoud/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Can Vaccines Stop Variants? Here's What We Know So Far

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COVID-19 Vaccines Vs. COVID-19 Variants

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Thulja Hurkchand as a young woman and with her son Hitesh. She'd tell him, "Don't worry. It's going to be okay. I'm going to be okay." Yet in the face of the pandemic, he couldn't help but worry. Family Photos hide caption

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He Hoped He Could Get His Mom A Vaccine. Then Came The Call: She Had COVID

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A Look At The Inequities Around The COVID-19 Vaccine In South Africa

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South Africa Halts AstraZeneca's COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

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Researchers' New Model Predicts Number Of People Currently Contagious With COVID-19

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World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was one of many global health leaders who spoke bluntly about the coronavirus pandemic at annual meetings that conclude on Tuesday. Discussing the lack of priority given to vaccines for poor countries, he stated, "The world is on the brink of a catastrophic moral failure." Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Back To The Beginning Of The Coronavirus Pandemic

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