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Chinese travelers at a railway station in Beijing, China, wear face masks to protect themselves from the new coronavirus on Jan. 21, 2020. The virus was first identified in Wuhan, China, in Dec. 2019, and since then has quickly spread worldwide. Kevin Frayer/Getty Images hide caption

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Health workers from Tongji Hospital in Wuhan, China, share an emotional embrace with their peers from a hospital in Jilin province at the Tianhe Airport. Colleagues who worked on the front lines together bid farewell as Wuhan lifted its coronavirus lockdown in April. Amy Cheng/NPR hide caption

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A staff member checks a COVID-19 vaccine package in Beijing. China has approved Sinopharm's vaccine after clinical trials showed it has a 79% efficacy against COVID-19. Zhang Yuwei/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Seoul Launches Month-Long 'You're Doing Great!' Campaign

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Assistant Attorney General for National Security John Demers listens during a virtual news conference at the Department of Justice on Oct. 28, 2020. Sarah Silbiger/AP hide caption

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DOJ National Security Boss Is Moving On — But Cyber, China Threats Aren't

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A screen displays Chinese President Xi Jinping (top left), European Council President Charles Michel (top right), European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen (bottom right), French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during an EU-China Leaders' meeting video conference Wednesday. Johanna Geron/Pool via AP hide caption

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Europe And China Approve Landmark Investment Treaty, Snubbing U.S.

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A woman wearing a face mask walks by the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region office building in Beijing in June following the imposition of a national security law on Hong Kong. Ten Hong Kong fugitives were sentenced to prison Wednesday for illegally crossing international boundaries. Andy Wong/AP hide caption

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Examining COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts Around The World

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Members of Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) protest against the death of George Floyd outside U.S. Consulate in solidarity with Black Lives Matter movement on June 8, 2020 in Sandton, South Africa. Gallo Images via Getty Images hide caption

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In 2020, Protests Spread Across The Globe With A Similar Message: Black Lives Matter

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A pro-democracy activist holds placards with the picture of Chinese citizen journalist Zhang Zhan outside the Chinese central government's liaison office, in Hong Kong, Monday. Activists demand the release of Zhang, as well as the 12 Hong Kong activists detained at sea by Chinese authorities. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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