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Dr. Elaha Ibrahimi uses her phone as a flashlight during a power cut inside the hospital in Mirbacha Kot, Afghanistan, in October. Health care workers have continued to work without salaries, without medicine for patients and with frequent power cuts. Bram Janssen/AP hide caption

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People line up to receive a rapid COVID-19 test in an agricultural community in Immokalee, Fla., where the poverty rate is over 40%. Partners in Health is working with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to test, educate and vaccinate the community during the pandemic. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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A newly-opened COVID-19 hospital in Kabul. Dr. Wahid Majrooh, the acting minister of public health in Afghanistan, must address the pandemic's toll at a time when the Taliban takeover has triggered a freeze in hundreds of millions of dollars in health-care aid from outside groups. Sayed Mominzadah/Xinhua News Agency via Getty Ima hide caption

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Afghan Health Minister: Health Care Is 'On The Verge Of Collapse'

Dr. Wahid Majrooh tells NPR that millions of dollars in aid has been frozen, some health workers are leaving the country and there's a shortage of key medical supplies.

Afghan women gather to protest claims of human rights violations of women by the Taliban regime. Sajjad Hussain/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Taliban Swore To Kill An Afghan Doctor For Giving Birth Control To A Child Bride

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