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The move comes after the World Health Organization halted clinical trials of the drug as a treatment, citing a study that found no benefit and a higher mortality rate for hospitalized patients. A box of hydroxychloroquine, under the brand name Plaquenil, is seen in a pharmacy in Paris. Chesnot/Getty Images hide caption

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The Hungarian government has submitted a draft bill to revoke the emergency powers law, which gave Prime Minister Viktor Orban the power to rule by decree and sidestep parliament. Andrej Isakovic/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Residents of the Colombian capital Bogotá hang red rags from their windows and balconies to signal their need for help with food during the coronavirus pandemic. Raul Arboleda/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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During Colombia's Coronavirus Lockdown, Needy Residents Signal SOS With Red Rags

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President Trump and China's President Xi Jinping, shown in 2019, have faced criticism for their handling of the coronavirus. Both are now pushing hard for a vaccine. The United States has already agreed to pay a drug company more than $1 billion to produce a vaccine that's yet to be approved. Xi says if China succeeds in developing a vaccine, it will be declared "a global public good." Kevin Lamarque/Reuters hide caption

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In The Battle Against COVID-19, A Risk Of 'Vaccine Nationalism'

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From left: Comedians Natasha Chandel, Abdullah Afzal and Mariam Sobh. They each performed a set during the Socially Distant Eid Comedy Night Special, a virtual event hosted by the Concordia Forum. Facebook/ Screengrabs by NPR hide caption

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People enjoy the spring weather in mid-April at a restaurant in Stockholm during the coronavirus pandemic. Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Muslim worshipers in Kabul offer prayers Sunday at the start of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The Taliban announced a three-day ceasefire during the holiday, a surprising move after months of bloody fighting. Wakil Kohsar/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe leaves a news conference Monday in Tokyo, after lifting the country's nationwide state of emergency over the coronavirus. Kim Kyung-Hoon/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is seen at a demonstration in favor of his government on Sunday. Andressa Anholete/Getty Images hide caption

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Hong Kong police fired tear gas, pepper spray and water cannons as thousands of protesters rallied against proposed security measures aimed at tightening Beijing's grip on the semi-autonomous territory. Anthony Wallace/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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People wait to enter a bakery to shop for treats on Wednesday, ahead of Eid al-Fitr in Srinagar, India. Hindustan Times/Hindustan Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a news conference in Tel Aviv last September. Netanyahu, the country's longest-serving prime minister, will go to court on Sunday charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust. Oded Balilty/AP hide caption

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What To Know As Israel's Netanyahu Goes On Trial For Corruption Charges

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South Korean soldiers wearing protective masks sit at a temperature screening point at Incheon International Airport, South Korea, on March 9. SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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