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A shipment of medical aid from the United States, including 50 ventilators, appears inside a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster transport plane Thursday at Vnukovo International Airport outside Moscow. Evgenia Novozhenina/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Elham Mansori, Florence Poya, Nahida Khajazadeh and Somaya Farooqi, members of the Afghan Dreamers, are building a mechanized version of the hand-operated ventilator. The Digital Citizen Fund hide caption

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All-Girl Robotics Team In Afghanistan Works On Low-Cost Ventilator ... With Car Parts

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A portion of the letter that President Trump addressed to World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, posted late Monday night on Twitter in the midst of WHO's annual assembly. @realDonaldTrump / Twitter screengrab by NPR hide caption

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An engineer works in April on an experimental COVID-19 vaccine at Sinovac Biotech's facilities in Beijing. Sinovac Biotech is conducting one of four clinical trials that have been authorized in China. Nicolas Asfouri/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Amid High Stakes, China Is Fast-Tracking COVID-19 Vaccine Efforts

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Two men duck for cover as waves generated by Cyclone Amphan smash against a breakwater Tuesday in Chennai, India. Farther north along India's east coast, near the country's border with Bangladesh, officials are struggling to evacuate areas in the storm's path. Arun Sankar/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Capt. Tom Moore, 100, is being awarded a knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II after raising more than $39 million in charity for medical workers. Moore walked 100 laps in his garden to earn donations. Peter Cziborra/Reuters hide caption

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Fresh asparagus has been gathered in Bottrop, Germany, in mid-April. Farms across Europe are facing a labor shortage as a result of closed borders because of the coronavirus pandemic. Martin Meissner/AP hide caption

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Germany Struggles To Fill Its Farm Labor Shortage After Closing Its Borders

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Cargo containers are stacked on a ship at California's Port of Los Angeles. Consumer goods are arriving from China and elsewhere, but a lot is not getting to its destination. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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Businesses Try To Navigate The World's Coronavirus Cargo Pileup

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A man walks past a sign reading "Welcome Back, Now Open" on Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on May 18. Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Indoor Spread, Workers' Anxieties, And Our Warped Sense Of Time

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A view of Shakespeare's Globe on the banks of the River Thames in London in 2016. The theater faces the threat of closure after the coronavirus lockdown has dried up its streams of revenue. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP hide caption

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The U.S. and Canada closed their shared border to nonessential traffic in March and extended that order last month. On Tuesday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the order has been extended yet again. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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In an image from a YouTube video released on Aug. 29, 2019, shows Former senior commander Iván Márquez (center) and fugitive rebel colleague, Jesús Santrich (wearing sunglasses), of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia at an undisclosed location announcing they are taking up arms again. AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Hobby Lobby bought the Gilgamesh Dream Tablet for more than $1.6 million in 2014. "This rare tablet was pillaged from Iraq and years later sold at a major auction house, with a questionable and unsupported provenance," Peter C. Fitzhugh, special agent in charge for Homeland Security Investigations in New York, said in a statement. Immigration and Customs Enforcement hide caption

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Amphan, seen in a satellite image captured Sunday, is moving over the Bay of Bengal and is expected to make landfall near the border of India and Bangladesh this week. NASA Worldview, Earth Observing System Data and Information System via AP hide caption

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron hold a joint video news conference on Monday to propose a European Union coronavirus recovery fund of 500 billion euros. Andreas Gora/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a news conference at the State Department in Washington, D.C., on April 29. Pompeo criticized the World Health Organization on Monday for not inviting Taiwan to its assembly. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic addressed his supporters ahead of Serbia's parliamentary elections next month. TRT World/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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