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A demonstrator shows her red-painted hands representing the blood of the more than 200,000 deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil, during a protest against the government's response in combating COVID-19 and demanding the impeachment of Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, in Brasilia.

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A medic show a vial containing doses of Covishield vaccine during a countrywide inoculation drive against the coronavirus, at BSF Hospital in Jammu.

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A man is detained after confronting a police officer as he wants to enter the closed area in Jordan area of Hong Kong.

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Government workers wearing personal protective equipment walk at the closed area of Jordan district in Hong Kong. Thousands of Hong Kong residents were locked down in an unprecedented move to contain a worsening outbreak in the city, authorities said.

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Sri Lankan municipal workers carry the coffin of a COVID-19 victim at a cemetery in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka on Friday approved the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19 amid warnings from doctors that front-line health workers should be quickly inoculated to stop the system from collapsing.

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A couple wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus embraces each other at the railway station in Beijing. China is now dealing with coronavirus outbreaks across its frigid northeast, prompting additional lockdowns and travel bans.

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Travellers arrive at Heathrow Airport in London. The UK will close all travel corridors from Monday morning to protect against the coronavirus with travellers entering the country from overseas required to have proof of a negative Covid test.

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In this aerial photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, workers build a large centralized quarantine facility capable of holding several thousand people in Shijiazhuang in northern China's Hebei Province. China on Saturday finished building a 1,500-room hospital for COVID-19 patients in Nangong, south of Beijing in Hebei Province, to fight a surge in infections the government said are harder to contain and that it blamed on infected people or goods from abroad.

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A health worker stands in front of an empty oxygen tank station, the only station at Joventina Dias Hospital, a small clinic in Manaus, Brazil. Hospital staff and relatives of COVID-19 patients rushed to provide facilities with oxygen tanks just flown into the city as doctors chose which patients would breathe amid dwindling stocks and an effort to airlift some of them to other states.

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A medic administers the first dose of Covishield vaccine to a frontline worker, after the virtual launch of COVID-19 vaccination drive by Prime Minister Narendra Modi ,at Gauhati Medical College Hospital in Guwahati.

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A medic administers the first dose of Covishield vaccine to a health worker in the presence of Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa, after the virtual launch of COVID-19 vaccination drive by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Bengaluru.

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A medic administers the first dose of Covishield vaccine to a frontline worker, after the virtual launch of COVID-19 vaccination drive by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at Victoria Hospital in Jabalpur.

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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan displays a Covishield vaccine vial, after the virtual launch of COVID-19 vaccination drive by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at AIIMS in New Delhi.

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Front line workers wait at Yashoda Hospital ahead of the COVID -19 vaccination drive, in Ghaziabad.

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Health workers wait at Yashoda Hospital ahead of the COVID -19 vaccination drive, in Ghaziabad.

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A health official shows a Covishield vaccine dose, after a consignment of the vaccine arrived from Serum Institute of India, in Tezpur.

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Medics staff sit inside a vaccination booth at BKC in preparation for the first round of COVID vaccination drive scheduled to begin across the country from January 16, in Mumbai.

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Government doctors put on protective gowns as they prepare to give free, rapid COVID-19 tests to residents who volunteer in the El Paraiso neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela, amid the new coronavirus pandemic.

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Health department workers store boxes of COVID-19 vaccines at a cold storage room, in Mirzapur.

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Medics during the launch of a first-of-its-kind Spicehealth Genome Sequencing Laboratory for all positive samples from international travellers, at the airport in New Delhi.

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Haryana Health Department officials recive the first consignment of COVID-19 vaccine at Chandigarh International Airport. Deputy Commissioner Panchkula Mukesh Kumar Ahuja, Haryana National Health Mission Director Administration BK Rajora and SEPIO Virender Ahlawat are also seen.

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Workers unload a consignment of COVID-19 vaccination, at Government General Hospital in Kochi.

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A vehicle carrying the first consignment of COVID-19 vaccines arrives at cold storage of a hospital, in Srinagar.

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The first consignment of COVID-19 vaccination arrives at a storage facility, in Jammu.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visits a family member of late Dr. Hitesh Gupta, who died of coronavirus while working at a dispensary, in New Delhi.

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A health worker collects nasal swab sample of a pilgrim for the COVID-19 test at a makeshift hospital in Sagar Island of South 24 Pargana district. This year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, authorities are anticipating less number of pilgrims during the annual pilgrimage that coincides with the Makar Sankranti festival that falls on Jan. 14.

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An official checks a box of COVID-19 vaccination at Civil Hospital in Surat.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal leaves after meeting the family of late Dr. Hitesh Gupta, who died of Coronavirus while working at a dispensary at Karkardooma, at Patparganj in New Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal meets the family of late Dr Hitesh Gupta, who died of coronavirus while working at a dispensary at Karkardooma, at Patparganj in New Delhi.

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A health-worker takes part in the final dry run for the administration of COVID-19 vaccine in Bikaner.

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Workers unload the first consignment of COVID-19 vaccination at a storage facility in Jaipur.

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Worker unloads a consignment of COVID-19 vaccination at Civil Hospital in Surat.

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Workers unload the first consignment of COVID-19 vaccination at a storage facilty in Bhopal.

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A man crosses an empty street in Westminster, central London, as England's third national lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus continues.

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Workers unload the first consignment of Covishield vaccine, which arrived from Pune's Serum Institute of India, at Chaudhary Charab Singh airport in Lucknow.

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First consignment of Covishield vaccine, dispatched from Pune's Serum Institute of India, being transported in a temperature-controlled truck to a storage facility in Chennai.

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First consignment of Covishield vaccine, dispatched from Pune's Serum Institute of India, being transported in a temperature-controlled truck amid tight security arrangements, after arrival at the IGI Airport, in Gurgaon.

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Health workers shift a box containing COVID-19 vaccine from a vehicle to a cold storage at Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality hospital in New Delhi.

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Refrigerated vans carrying the first consignment of COVID-19 vaccination leaves from Jai Prakash Narayan Airport, in Patna.

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First consignment of Covishield vaccine, dispatched from Pune's Serum Institute of India, being transported in a temperature-controlled truck amid tight security arrangements, upon arrival at the IGI Airport in New Delhi.

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First consignment of Covishield vaccine, dispatched from Pune's Serum Institute of India, being transported in a temperature-controlled truck, upon arrival at the IGI Airport in New Delhi.

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People in traditional kimonos wear protective masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus as they walk through a shopping arcade in the Asakusa district in Tokyo. The Japanese capital confirmed more than 970 new coronavirus cases on Monday. Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga declared a state of emergency last week for Tokyo and three other prefectures to ramp up defenses against the spread of the coronavirus.

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Health officials performs 'puja' on the arrival of the first consignment of COVID-19 vaccination at DMHO Koti in Hyderabad.

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Workers unload the first consignment of COVID-19 vaccination at State vaccine store, Koti in Hyderabad.

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A health worker displays for media a box containing COVID-19 vaccine inside a cold storage at Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad.

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A health worker shows a box containing COVID-19 vaccine inside a cold storage at Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad.

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Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, center, and Home Minister and Pradipsinh Vaghela, flag off a vehicle carrying COVID-19 vaccine from the airport in Ahmedabad.

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Security personnel guard a vehicle carrying COVID-19 vaccine as it prepares to leave the airport in Ahmedabad.

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A woman worships a box containing COVID-19 vaccine as it prepares to leave the airport in Ahmedabad.

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Health workers shift a box containing COVID-19 vaccine from a vehicle to a cold storage at Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad.

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A health worker displays for media COVID-19 vaccine inside a cold storage at Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad.

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A health worker in a protective suit runs past oxygen cylinders in a makeshift emergency unit at Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria, South Africa, which is battling an ever-increasing number of Covid-19 patients.

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Students wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus, attend classes as schools reopen after being closed for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Ahmedabad.

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Students wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus, attend classes as schools reopen after being closed for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Ahmedabad. The Gujarat state has reopened schools only for classes 10 and 12.

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An empty Turcot Interchange is shown in Montreal, as the Quebec government imposed a curfew to help stop the spread of COVID-19 starting at 8 p.m until 5 a.m and lasting until Feb. 8.

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Workers from "Hevra Kadisha," Israel's official Jewish burial society, prepare a body before a funeral procession at a special morgue for people who died from COVID-19, during a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus, in the central Israeli city of Holon, near Tel Aviv, Israel.

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Father Stephan, a Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church priest, wearing a special suit to protect himself against coronavirus, visits patients with COVID-19 at an intensive care unit of the emergency hospital in Lviv, Western Ukraine. Ukraine imposed a wide-ranging lockdown which began Friday, closing schools and entertainment venues and restaurant table service until Jan. 25.

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A patient is moved from an ambulance into the COVID-19 treatment center at Dr. Carlos MacGregor Sanchez General Hospital in Mexico City. In Mexico City, the current epicenter of the pandemic in Mexico, 90% percent of hospital beds are full, and the country continues to break daily records of newly confirmed coronavirus cases.

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Amram Cohen gives a "thumbs up" after receiving a Pfizer COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine at a vaccination center in Jerusalem. Israel has seen a surge in cases, leading authorities to tighten an already existing lockdown. Most schools and businesses will be closed starting Friday, with public gatherings restricted for a two-week period.

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BKC Jumbo COVID -19 Vaccination center at Bandra in Mumbai.

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Health workers prepare for the dry run of COVID-19 Vaccine at a BKC center, in Mumbai.

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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan reviews the dry run for administering COVID-19 vaccine, in Chennai.

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A health worker checks syringes, at a COVID-19 vaccine storage and distribution centre in Chennai.

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A medic conducts the dry run of COVID-19 vaccine on a beneficiary, at a civil hospital in Bengaluru.

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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan reviews the dry run for administering COVID-19 vaccine,at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.

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A health worker takes part in a dry run as part of preparedness for the administration of COVID-19 vaccine at Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad.

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A health worker arranges slides for COVID-19 tests, at Nerul in Navi Mumbai.

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Health workers wait for volunteers at a vaccination centre, during the nationwide dry run for administration of COVID-19 vaccine, in Mumbai.

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A volunteer takes part in the dry run of Covid-19 vaccine at a center in Mumbai.

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A health-worker takes part in a dry run for the administration of COVID-19 vaccine, at Govt. SMGS Hospital Shalamar in Jammu.

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Health workers prepare for the dry run of COVID-19 vaccine at PMCH Hospital, in Patna.

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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan helps a child wear a face mask during his visit to review the dry run for administering COVID-19 vaccine at Tamil Nadu Government Multi Super Speciality Hospital, in Chennai.

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A health-worker takes part in a dry run for the administration of COVID-19 vaccine, at Govt.SMGS Hospital Shalamar in Jammu.

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Health workers prepare for the dry run of COVID-19 vaccine at a community centre, in Gurugram.

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Health workers prepare for the dry run of COVID-19 vaccine at a community centre, in Gurugram.

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Health-workers take part in a dry run as part of preparedness for the administration of COVID-19 vaccine, in Indore.

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A patient is connected to oxygen tank in the intensive care unit ward for COVID-19 patients at the Afghan-Japan Communicable Disease Hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, a medical staff in a protective suit prepares to take a swab from a child near a residential area in Shijiazhuang in north China's Hebei province. Lockdown measures were being imposed in a northern Chinese province where coronavirus cases more than doubled in the region near Beijing that's due to host some events in next year's Winter Olympics.

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Two nurses put a ventilator on a patient in a COVID-19 unit at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, California. California health authorities reported Thursday a record two-day total of 1,042 coronavirus deaths as many hospitals strain under unprecedented caseloads.

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Medics during the preparations to conduct the dry run of COVID-19 vaccine, at a vaccination unit in Mumbai.

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Health workers prepare for the dry run of COVID-19 vaccination at a Covid-19 center in Mumbai.

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Teacher and students wearing face masks attend a class, amid the coronavirus pandemic, at a government school in Bengaluru.

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A worker at a coffin making company waits for clients inside the company premises in Harare as Zimbabwe began a 30-day lockdown in a bid to rein in the spike in COVID-19 infections threatening to overwhelm health services.

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A person walks with an umbrella in light rain in the City of London financial district in London on the first morning of England entering a third national lockdown since the coronavirus outbreak began. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday night announced a tough new stay-at-home order, as authorities struggle to stem a surge in COVID-19 infections that threatens to overwhelm hospitals around the U.K.

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Health-workers take part in a dry run as part of preparedness for the administration of COVID-19 vaccine at Hindu Rao Hospital, in New Delhi.

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Health-workers take part in a dry run as part of preparedness for the administration of COVID-19 vaccine at Hindu Rao Hospital, in New Delhi.

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Health-workers take part in a dry run as part of preparedness for the administration of COVID-19 vaccine at Hindu Rao Hospital, in New Delhi.

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Health-workers take part in a dry run as part of preparedness for the administration of COVID-19 vaccine at Hindu Rao Hospital, in New Delhi.

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Health-workers take part in a dry run as part of preparedness for the administration of COVID-19 vaccine at Hindu Rao Hospital, in New Delhi.

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A medic conducts the dry run of COVID-19 vaccine on North Delhi Municipal Corporation mayor Jai Prakash,at Hindu Rao Hospital in New Delhi.

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Indian Army Chief General MM Naravane interacts with Covid warriors at Base Hospital, Delhi Cantt.

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Health-workers take part in a dry run as part of preparedness for the administration of COVID-19 vaccine, at Yashoda Hospitals in Ghaziabad.

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Health-workers take part in a dry run as part of preparedness for the administration of COVID-19 vaccine, at District Woman Hospital in Ghaziabad.

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Health-workers take part in a dry run as part of preparedness for the administration of COVID-19 vaccine, at District Woman Hospital in Ghaziabad.

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Motorists line up to take a coronavirus test in a parking lot at Dodger Stadium, in Los Angeles.

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Motorists queue up to take a coronavirus test in a parking lot at Dodger Stadium, in Los Angeles.

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Alex Gonzalez, 19, jumps rope on Angel's Point at Elysian Park as motorists wait in long lines to take a coronavirus test in a parking lot at Dodger Stadium, in Los Angeles.

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Motorists queue up to take a coronavirus test in a parking lot at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.

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Children look at a mural depicting frontline workers fighting against COVID-19, at Brahmahapur in Kolkata.

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A medic demonstrates the administration of COVAXIN, COVID-19 vaccine, on a health worker during a dry run, in Srinagar.

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