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Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

Police stand guard at a temporary checkpoint in the business district during a partial lockdown to help control the spread of the coronavirus, in Karachi, Pakistan. Pakistan's Sindh provincial authorities started implementing a plan of a nine-day partial lockdown from July 31 to August 8.

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Health workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the Dr. Suyoto General Hospital in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Zimbabwean vendors carry their wares in a cemetery after fleeing from the police who had chased them away after they were caught selling from undesignated areas due to COVID-19 restrictions in Harare.

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Hundreds of people line up to receive their second dose of vaccine against the coronavirus at the municipal ground in Hyderabad.

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A 1,800-bed field hospital is set up inside a cargo building in Don Mueang International Airport in Bangkok, Thailand. Health authorities raced to set up yet another large field hospital in Thailand's capital as the country recorded a new high in COVID-19 cases and deaths.

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A woman wearing a face mask to curb the spread of coronavirus sits inside an empty train at the Jakarta Kota train station in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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People wearing face masks to protect against the spread of the coronavirus walk on crossings in Tokyo. Tokyo reported new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, setting an all-time high and exceeding 3,000 for the first time days after the start of the Olympics.

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A boy submerges himself to cool down at the site of a broken water main at a street in Caracas, Venezuela, amid the new coronavirus pandemic.

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Workers in protective gear lower a coffin of a COVID-19 victim for burial at the special section of the Pedurenan cemetery designated to accommodate the surge in deaths during the coronavirus outbreak in Bekasi, West Java, Indonesia.

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In this photo released by Malaysia's Department of Information, Malaysia's Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin wearing a face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus speaks at the parliamentary session at parliament house in Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia's government said it will not extend a coronavirus emergency beyond August 1 as Parliament reopened Monday after a disputed seven-month suspension amid a worsening pandemic.

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Students wearing protective face masks inside a classroom of a government-run school after authorities ordered schools to reopen for classes 10 to 12, in Patiala.

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Students being welcomed at Government Girls Senior Secondary Smart School after it reopened, following relaxation in COVID-19 norms in Patiala.

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Indian Naval Ship Airavat arrives at the Port of Jakarta, Indonesia carrying essential COVID-19 relief supplies.

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Students being given sanitizer as they wait to collect their marksheets after West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE) declared class 12 results at Bolpur in Birbhum district of West Bengal.

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A man jumps on the dance floor shortly after the reopening, at The Piano Works in Farringdon, in London. The country's nightclubs are reopening for the first time in 17 months as almost all coronavirus rules are set to be scrapped.

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People drink on the dance floor shortly after the reopening, at The Piano Works in Farringdon, in London. Thousands of young people plan to dance the night away at 'Freedom Day' parties after midnight Sunday, when almost all coronavirus restrictions in England are to be scrapped. Nightclubs, which have been shuttered since March 2020, can finally reopen.

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On what some have called "Freedom Day", marking the end of coronavirus restrictions in England, visitors listen as Yeoman Warder Barney Chandler leading the first tour of the Tower of London in 16 months since the start of the coronavirus outbreak, in London. Beginning Monday, face masks will no longer be legally required and with social distancing rules shelved, but mask rules will remain for passengers on the London transport network.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs a meeting to review the COVID-19 situation with the Chief Ministers, through video conferencing, in New Delhi.

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Buddhist novice monks wearing face masks walk past a COVID-19 awareness sign as they collect morning alms in Yangon, Myanmar.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a passenger for Covid-19 test, at Majestic bus stand in Bengaluru.

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Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett holds up a face mask as he delivers a statement on the coronavirus situation, in Jerusalem.

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Residents receive crabs donated by the Viva Jacarezinho NGO, in the Jacarezinho favela of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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People line up at a drive-thru vaccination center set up at the Ruben Dumot Autodrome for shots of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in Capiata, Paraguay. Essential workers like teachers, police and journalists are authorized to be vaccinated starting Monday.

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A man receives the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center in Kabul, Afghanistan. The COVID-19 vaccines were donated by the United States and delivered through the U.N.-backed COVAX program. Another shipment is expected to arrive later this month.

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Sanitation workers being feliciated by GHMC as COVID-19 frontline workers by distributing essential commodities, gifts and sanitation kits, near the historic Charminar in Hyderabad.

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A paramedic pushes an oxygen tank at the emergency ward of an overcrowded hospital amid COVID-19 cases, in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia. The world's fourth most populous country is running out of oxygen as it endures a devastating wave of coronavirus cases and the government is seeking emergency supplies from other countries, including Singapore and China.

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A food delivery worker wearing a face mask carries orders during a heavy downpour in downtown Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Malaysia starts further tightening movement curbs and imposes a curfew in most areas in its richest state Selangor and parts of Kuala Lumpur, where coronavirus cases remain high despite a national lockdown last month.

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People line up to refill their oxygen tanks at a filling station in Jakarta, Indonesia. Indonesia is facing a devastating second wave of coronavirus outbreak as hospitals grapple with soaring COVID-19 cases amid widespread shortages of oxygen.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurates the COVID genome sequencing facility at LNJP hospital to detect the new variants of coronavirus, in New Delhi.

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Ambulance parked in a row at a city pavement as Covid-19 cases reduced during Covid induced lockdown in Kolkata.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and MoS Finance Anurag Thakur flag off trucks carrying 900 oxygen concentrators, 1 lakh masks and 3500 PPE kits for Himachal Pradesh on the occasion of Syama Prasad Mookerjee's birth anniversary, in New Delhi.

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A health worker collects swab sample from a prisoner for COVID-19 test, in Patna.

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Vials of Covishied vaccine at a vaccination point in Bengaluru.

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Crowded Dargah Bazaar after ease in COVID-induced lockdown restrictions, in Ajmer.

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People peek from a narrow street after government shut Rui Mandi, Sadar Bazaar for non-adherence to Covid-19 guidelines, in New Delhi.

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People gather at Dumas Beach after ease in COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, in Surat.

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Workers clean the swimming pool after authorities allowed swimming pools to reopen for competitive training purposes during COVID-induced lockdown in Bengaluru.

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A police personnel disperses the visitors at India Gate amid the coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Visitors at India Gate amid the coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Oxygen concentrators piled up before being sent to a store from a Covid care centre in New Delhi. Many Covid care centre in the capital city are winding up following decrease in case.

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Workers take rest near dismantled beds of a Covid care centre at CWG village near Akshardham in New Delhi. Many Covid care centre in the capital city are winding up following decrease in case.

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A worker pushes an oxygen concentrator near dismantled beds of a Covid care centre at CWG village near Akshardham in New Delhi. Many Covid care centre in the capital city are winding up following decrease in case.

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A health worker administers a dose of Covid-19 vaccine to a beneficiary, at a vaccination camp in Gurugram.

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Beneficiaries wait in queues to receive COVID-19 vaccine dose, at a government school turned vaccination centre, in Ranchi.

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A worker sprays disinfectant at Nagercoil Nagaraja Temple as part of its reopening in the ongoing Covid-19 induced lockdown, in Kanyakumari.

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Passengers rush to board in a bus at a bus stand after authority eased some restrictions during Covid induced lockdown in Kolkata.

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Passengers wait in a long queue to board a bus after authorities eased some restrictions in Covid induced lockdown, in Kolkata.

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A woman breaks down as she prays before the cremation of a relative who died of COVID-19 in Guwahati. India crossed the grim milestone of more than 400,000 people lost to the coronavirus, a number that, though massive, is still thought to be a vast undercount because of a lack of testing and reporting.

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People became aggressive and forced themselves on the bus as local trains in Mumbai will not be opened for women, general public yet, long queues were seen at the bus stops as a result and the buses failed to cater to the increase in demand.

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People became aggressive and forced themselves on the bus as local trains in Mumbai will not be opened for women, general public yet, long queues were seen at the bus stops as a result and the buses failed to cater to the increase in demand.

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A woman sits near cardboard cutouts of people that will be used for social distancing in the theater, during a general rehearsal before the performance to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the battle of Carabobo, at the Teresa Carreno Theater in Caracas, Venezuela. The Teresa Carreno theater reopens its doors to the public with a performance called "Al Descampado" after being closed for 16 months because of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Nurses at a 100 bed Covid Care facility inside the campus of Karnataka Power corporation Limited (KPCL), at Yelahanka in Bengaluru.

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Closed Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) vaccination centre due to shortage of vaccine in Mumbai.

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Porters not adhering to social distancing norms, wait in a queue to collect relief material during Covid-induced lockdown, at Sealdah station in Kolkata.

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People crowd a ferry to leave the city ahead of a lockdown set to start on July 1, at the Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj, on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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BMC employee takes a picture on a tab to register a beneficiary for the Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccination centre in Mumbai.

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A man assists a patient facing difficulties in breathing at the Medical College Hospital in Rajshahi, 254 kilometers (158 miles) north of the capital, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Rajshahi has become one of the latest hotspots for the deadlier delta variant of the coronavirus. Bangladeshi authorities are increasingly becoming worried over the quick spread of coronavirus in about two dozen border districts close to India amid concern that the virus could devastate the crowded nation in coming weeks.

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People crowd a market after further ease in COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, in Patna

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A worker arranges demon pottery-masks for sale as markets opened after relaxation in COVID-19 lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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A health worker attends a COVID-19 patient at a Covid care centre at CWG village near Akshardham in New Delhi.

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A health worker draws COVID-19 vaccine from a vial before giving the inoculation at a Covid vaccination camp for sex workers and transgender at Sonagachi the red light area in Kolkata.

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A health worker records the information of patients who died of complications related to COVID-19, at the morgue of the Regional Hospital in Zipaquira, Colombia. Colombia has become a pandemic hotspot as it experiences a third wave of COVID-19 infections and a surge in deaths.

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Elderly Sri Lankans queue up to receive their second dose of Covishield, Serum Institute of India's version of the AstraZeneca vaccine during a public vaccination drive against the coronavirus in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Inauguration of railway mobile unit ‘Aarogya’, a mobile COVID vaccination centre for inoculation and medical check-up of Railway employees and their families, in Kolkata.

Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma. Subramanian, MLA Udhayanidhi Stalin and Chief Justice of Madras High Court Sanjib Banerjee, during a vaccination camp for advocates organised by the Bar Council of the state, in Chennai.

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A medic administers a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a beneficiary in Dimapur.

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Beneficaries wait to receive COVID-19 vaccine dose, at a community hall in Ahmedabad.

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Beneficiaries wait in a queue to receive a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at Patliputra Ashok Hotel, in Patna.

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Women stand in a queue to receive COVID-19 vaccine during a special one-day vaccination drive at a mosque in Beawar.

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Beneficiaries not maintaining social distancing norms wait to receive a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at Civil Hospital Sector 10, in Gurugram.

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Beneficiaries wait to receive a dose of Covid-19 vaccine during a vaccination camp at NMMC School Sector-15, Vashi, in Navi Mumbai.

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A student reacts as she receives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at IDSG College in Chikmagalur.

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Students stand in a queue wait to receive a dose of Covid-19 vaccine during a vaccination drive held at IDSG government college in Chikmagalur.

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Devotees visit Mata Vaishno Devi temple after authorities eased COVID-induced restrictions in Bikaner.

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Devotees show their vaccination certificates before entering Govind Dev Ji temple as authorities eased COVID-induced restrictions in Jaipur.

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Devotees visit Govind Dev Ji temple after authorities eased COVID-induced restrictions in Jaipur.

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Fitness enthusiasts workout in a gym that reopened after authorities eased COVID-induced restrictions, in New Delhi.

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Fitness enthusiasts workout in a gym that reopened after authorities eased COVID-induced restrictions, in New Delhi.

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Fitness enthusiasts workout in a gym that reopened after authorities eased COVID-induced restrictions, in New Delhi.

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Fitness enthusiasts workout in a gym that reopened after authorities eased COVID-induced restrictions, in New Delhi.

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A worker sanitizes gym equipment as gyms reopened after authorities eased COVID-induced restrictions, in New Delhi.

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People receive a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a mass vaccination clinic at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto.

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Fitness enthusiasts workout in a gym that reopened after authorities eased COVID-induced restrictions, in New Delhi.

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Tourists walk near the statue of Maharaja Ranjit Singh at Heritage street near the Golden temple in Amritsar. As Sunday lockdown restrictions have been lifted and ease is given in the ongoing covid-19 restrictions, tourists have started to throng Amritsar to visit Golden Temple and other places.

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Trinamool Congress workers participate in a mass distribution of free vegetables to the needy people during COVID-induced lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Workers clean the floor at the Trichy Central Bus Stand as authorities announced some relaxation in the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown, in Trichy.

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Beneficiaries wait in a queue to receive a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at A Patlipurta Ashok Hotel, in Patna.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin addresse as at a COVID-19 vaccination camp for sports personalities, at Nehru Indoor Stadium, in Chennai.

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A crane installs an 80000 liters cryogenic tank for the new 200 bedded ICU, at Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) in Guwahati.

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Children during the launch of a mobile vaccination centre, in New Delhi.

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DMK MLA Dr N Ezhilan administers a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a sports person as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin along with his son DMK Youth Wing Secretary Udhayanidhi Stalin and Health Minister Ma. Subramanian look on, at a vaccination camp for sports personalities, at Nehru Indoor Stadium, in Chennai.

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Doctors and nurses pose for a group photographs outside the newly constructed Child Friendly Dedicated Pediatric Ward, set up as part of preparations for the predicted third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, in Koderma district.

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A transgender receives a dose of COVID-19 vaccine, at a Mobile vaccination centre in New Delhi.

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Elderly people wait to get Covid vaccine dose, at a centre in Nadia.

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Needy people wait in queues to receive free food packages under 'Chief Minister Covid Special Relief Package Scheme', in Agartala.

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A medical worker collects swab sample of a man for COVID-19 test, at a market in Sangli.

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Health workers rest during a break from duty, at a cremation ground in Guwahati.

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Sikh devotees undergo temperature screening before entering Gurudwara Chhati Patshahi on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji, in Jammu.

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Beneficiaries wait in a queue to receive COVID-19 vaccine dose, during a mobile vaccination drive by GHMC, at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad.

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Beneficiaries wait in a queue to receive COVID-19 vaccine dose, during a mobile vaccination drive by GHMC, at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad.

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