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Why Sweat Is A Human Superpower

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Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will extend a state of emergency to four more prefectures due to rising coronavirus infections. Here, Suga addresses a news conference on July 8. Nicolas Datiche/Pool via AP hide caption

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A woman is vaccinated at a COVID-19 vaccination center in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Jan. 5. Israel will offer a coronavirus booster to people over 60 who have already been vaccinated. Oded Balilty/AP hide caption

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A man receives the Pfizer COVID vaccine in Ramat Gan, Israel. A small Israeli study suggests vaccinated people who experience rare breakthrough infections may develop symptoms that last as long as six weeks. Amir Levy/Getty Images hide caption

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COVID Symptoms May Linger In Some Vaccinated People Who Get Infected, Study Finds

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People stand in the International Arrivals area at Heathrow Airport in London on Jan. 26. The British government said that starting Monday, fully vaccinated travelers from the United States and much of Europe will be able to enter England without the need for quarantining. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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A female Anopheles mosquito, a common vector for malaria, feeds on human skin. In a landmark study, researchers showed that genetically modified Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes could crash their own species in an environment mimicking sub-Saharan Africa, where the malaria-carrying mosquitoes spread. Dunpharlain/Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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How An Altered Strand Of DNA Can Cause Malaria-Spreading Mosquitoes To Self-Destruct

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Tanzania's President Samia Suluhu Hassan receives her Johnson & Johnson vaccine against the coronavirus at the statehouse in Dar es Salaam on July 28. Her administration has reversed the government's anti-vaccination stance. Emmanuel Herman/Reuters hide caption

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To mask or not to mask: That is the question for vaccinated people as the delta variant surges. The answer may depend on the situation, experts say. Here, these roller coaster riders mask up at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, Calif. Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Soccer on the sand of Lumley Beach is a big Sunday pastime in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Pick-up games run up and down the shoreline. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Sunday On The Beach With Sierra Leonean Soccer Players

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From left: Giovanna Basso, Mofiyin Onanuga, Emma Fetzer and Joanne Lee are teen leaders for the U.N.-sponsored gender equality group Girl Up. They attended Girl Up's virtual conference last week, which featured Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai as a guest speaker. Giovanna Basso, Mofiyin Onanuga, Emma Fetzer, Joanne Lee hide caption

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With new infections rising around the country due to the delta variant, reports of breakthrough cases among the fully vaccinated can be worrisome. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Will Delta Surge Sway Unvaccinated? Plus: The Truth About 'Breakthrough' Infections

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Tokyo's government is reporting new daily coronavirus cases at a rate not seen in more than six months. Here, people cross a street next to the Tokyo International Forum. Yuichi Yamazaki/Getty Images hide caption

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Performing last rites before the cremation of a family member who died of COVID-19. Anupam Nath/AP hide caption

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India's Pandemic Death Toll Estimated At About 4 Million: 10 Times The Official Count

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In this June 16, 2021 file photo, travelers queue up in long lines to pass through the south security checkpoint in Denver International Airport in Denver. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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