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As the U.S. races to vaccinate its population, the development of better COVID-19 vaccines has already begun. Government Pharmaceutical Organization of Thailand via Agence France-Presse/Getty Images hide caption

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Scientists Race To Develop Next Generation Of COVID Vaccines

The three vaccines available in the U.S. are safe and effective, but not ideal. Now, work is underway to create more convenient and potent vaccines, including a tablet and nasal spray.

As the U.S. races to vaccinate its population, the development of better COVID-19 vaccines has already begun. Government Pharmaceutical Organization of Thailand via Agence France-Presse/Getty Images hide caption

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Scientists Race To Develop Next Generation Of COVID Vaccines

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French Letter J Walk
Slingshot The Senior Service
Convex Mirror Jacques Greene
I Hope You Die Wye Oak
Maktene Felbm

Writer-director Oliver Hermanus created Moffie from an autobiographical novel by André Carl van der Merwe — but he gives the film an air of lived experience. Daniel Rutland Manners/IFC Films hide caption

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Basic Training Proves Anything-But-Basic In The Powerful South African Drama 'Moffie'

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Clowns Goldfrapp
Closer Henry Green

The recent graduation ceremony for the Border Patrol's processing coordinator program. The people in these new positions will be assigned to work inside stations to care for individuals whom Border Patrol agents apprehend. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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The Border Patrol's New Migrant Child Care Cadre

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Untitled Hazey Eyes
La femme d'argent Air
Opals Catching Flies
Spring Angel Olsen
Back to You Timecop1983
Copley Beat Blue Dot Sessions
A Place Called Space The Juan Maclean

2021 is shaping up to be a big year for singer-songwriter H.E.R., who, after winning two Grammy awards in one night, was nominated for an Oscar the morning after. Rich Fury/Getty Images hide caption

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H.E.R. Is A 'Soul Baby' With A Social Conscience

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Ay, Ay, Ay Dzihan & Kamien
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