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STORIES OF LIFE IN A CHANGING WORLD

An illegal roadside graveyard in northeastern Namibia. People in the townships surrounding Rundu, a town on the border to Angola, are too poor to afford a funeral plot at the municipal graveyard — and resorted to burying their dead next to a dusty gravel road just outside of the town. Brigitte Weidlich/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Nurses clap after Kym Villamer and her colleague Dawn Jones sing "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" at New York-Presbyterian Queens Hospital's new COVID-19 ward. Robert Gonzales hide caption

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Family Ordeal Catapults A Young Filipina To The U.S. — And The Pandemic Front Lines

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Dao Thi Hoa, right, chairwoman of the Intergenerational Self Help Club in the Khuong Din ward of Hanoi in Vietnam, checks the club's account book with other members. Nguyễn Văn Hốt hide caption

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Vaccines for measles-rubella and cervical cancer are administered at a school in Jimbaran, Indonesia. Vaccination rates have dropped during the pandemic. Keyza Widiatmika/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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How Bad Has The Pandemic Been For Childhood Vaccinations?

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Life in Florida, "like in the rest of the world, has been transformed," says photographer Saul Martinez. "People are trying to find spaces of normalcy." Indoor movie theaters no longer offer that. But on a spring night, the Walter and Young families found a change of venue — a drive-in theater — can be a way to reimagine that space. March 14. Fort Lauderdale. Saul Martinez/@EverydayGuatema hide caption

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Air passengers wearing practically full-body coveralls at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in India. Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Last Sunday in the park in Nairobi, life was seemingly back to normal in the middle of a pandemic — which didn't appear to hit the country as hard as expected. Eyder Peralta/NPR hide caption

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Kenya Braced For The Worst. The Worst Didn't Happen. Why?

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In interviews with Bob Woodward in February and March, President Trump said he recognized the severity of the coronavirus — even though he publicly criticized the World Health Organization for not alerting him to the degree of threat. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images; Doug Mills/The New York Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Woodward Book Casts New Light On Trump's Fight With WHO

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Demonstrators in front of the prosecutor's office in Lima, Peru, protest gender violence and femicide on June 20. Carlos Garcia Granthon/Fotoholica Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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On Jan. 23, workers started building the Huoshenshan hospital for COVID-19 patients in Wuhan, China. The photo above was taken on Jan. 30. Construction was done on Feb. 2, and the 1,000-bed hospital opened on Feb. 3. Today it stands empty of patients. Stringer/Getty Images hide caption

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Officials from the Cilandak Subdistrict Office and Police Department carry a coffin in the streets of Jakarta, Indonesia, as part of a campaign to scare people into following pandemic guidelines. Arya Manggala/Barcroft Media via Getty Images hide caption

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"You have to be calm because people are scared, the civilians and the patients are scared, and they can't see you scared," Dr. Omar Ibrahim says of his years as a surgeon in a Syrian war zone. Courtesy of Omar Ibrahim hide caption

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Rosine Mbakam (left) and her mother on the set of 'The Two Faces of a Bamiléké Woman,' which represents their intergenerational differences. Icarus Films hide caption

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