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German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and French President Emmanuel Macron give a joint press conference ahead of talks at the Chancellery on Tuesday in Berlin. Kay Nietfeld/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Ash Barty of Australia celebrates winning her Women's Singles Semifinals match against Madison Keys of United States during day 11 of the 2022 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Thursday in Melbourne. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images hide caption

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Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu is the head of the World Health Organization's newly created Hub for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence. "We have to get better at convincing leaders to use the data we provide and not their political instinct or whatever else their decisions are based on. And that's not easy," he says. Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters hide caption

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Two chimpanzees roam the grounds of Chimp Haven in Louisiana. Many former research chimpanzees have been sent to retire at the sanctuary. Images provided by Chimp Haven hide caption

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The NIH is 'largely finished' moving its former research chimps to a sanctuary

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A man wearing a hat baring an American flag and face mask to help protect from the coronavirus walks by a masked security guard near lanterns decoration on the remnants of a city wall in Beijing, Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022. Andy Wong/AP hide caption

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This family photo shows D.J. Ferguson initially being treated at Milford, Mass., Regional Medical Center. Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston is defending itself after Ferguson's family claimed he was denied a new heart for refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Tracey Ferguson file photo/via AP hide caption

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