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From left: A New Delhi woman waits in an observation room after getting the Covishield vaccine (the name used for the AstraZeneca vaccine in India) on May 26. U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves a vaccination center after his first AstraZeneca dose on March 19. On March 9, Nairobi, Kenya, began vaccinating groups, including health care workers and older people, with the AstraZeneca vaccine. From left: Prakash Singh, Aaron Chown, Robert Bonet/Getty Images hide caption

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It's The Vaccine That's Lost A Lot Of Trust. But AstraZeneca Still Has Its Fans

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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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New Coronavirus Detected In Patients At Malaysian Hospital; The Source May Be Dogs

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A patient rests at the COVID ward of the regional hospital in Leova, Moldova, on March 23. Moldova remains one of the poorest countries in Europe and has relied on vaccine donations from Romania and COVAX, a program that aims to distribute the world's vaccines more equitably. Daniel Mihailescu /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A light micrograph of a mature sporangium of a mucor fungus. India is seeing a rise in cases of mucormycosis, a rare but dangerous fungal infection. Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images hide caption

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Amit Sonawane, 35, an engineer at a district health office, gets his first vaccine dose in Palghar, India. Viraj Nayar for NPR hide caption

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Will COVID-19 Vaccines Still Work Against The Variant From India?

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Nardo Samson posing with granddaughter Kiara Bautista, May 2017. Jan Daniel Belmonte hide caption

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Looking For A Bed For Daddy Lolo: Inside The Philippines' COVID Crisis

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Ghana is the first country to receive a shipment of COVID-19 vaccines from the global COVAX program. Above: The vaccines are unloaded at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra on February 24. Nipah Dennis/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Polio vaccinator Zeenat Parveen, holding the clipboard, and a volunteer go door-to-door to reach children in Rawalpindi, a city near the Pakistani capital of Islamabad. Diaa Hadid/NPR hide caption

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Pakistan's Polio Playbook Has Lessons For Its COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

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A portrait of the late Dr. Li Wenliang at his hospital in Wuhan, China. Li was a whistleblower in the early days of the country's coronavirus pandemic and died of COVID-19 on Feb. 7, 2020. Stringer/Getty Images hide caption

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Dear Dr. Li: Chinese Netizens Confess To The Late Coronavirus Whistleblower

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The Khaliq Dina Hall and Library building in Karachi, Pakistan, has been converted into a COVID-19 vaccination center. Akhtar Soomro/Reuters hide caption

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Pakistan's Vaccine Worries: Rich People And Conspiracy Theorists

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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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Dr. Chizoba Barbara Wonodi is director of Johns Hopkins University's International Vaccine Access Center for Nigeria. Dr. Chizoba Barbara Wonodi hide caption

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A woman receives medication at a clinic offering antiretroviral drugs for HIV patients in Ga-Rankuwa, South Africa. STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Long-Lasting Anti-AIDS Meds Eliminate 'Psychic Toll' Of Daily Pill

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