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A pharmacy tech pours out pills of hydroxychloroquine May 20 at Rock Canyon Pharmacy in Provo, Utah. After a study found COVID-19 patients using the drug were dying at higher rates, the World Health Organization announced it would suspend its clinical trial. George Frey/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Scientists Discover Ancient, Huge, Saber-Toothed Anchovy

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Arctic Researchers Return Home To A Pandemic

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This Bornean horseshoe bat and other bat species can harbor coronaviruses. The nonprofit group EcoHealth Alliance had U.S. government funding for an ongoing research project in China on bats and coronaviruses — until the money was cut on April 24. NHPA/NHPA/Science Source hide caption

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Dr. Jonas Salk, the scientist who created the polio vaccine, administers an injection to an unidentified boy at Arsenal Elementary School in Pittsburgh, Pa., in 1954. AP hide caption

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The Race For A Polio Vaccine Differed From The Quest To Prevent Coronavirus

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Herd Of Fuzzy Green 'Glacier Mice' Baffles Scientists

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Scientists Discover A Clever Trick Bumblebees Use To Make Flowers Bloom Earlier

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Three hurricanes form in the Atlantic in September 2018. Forecasters predict three to six major hurricanes during the 2020 season, which is above average. NOAA via AP hide caption

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Hurricane Season Will Be Above Average, NOAA Warns

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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 researcher works on the diagnosis of suspected COVID-19 cases in Belo Horizonte, state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, on March 26, 2020. Douglas Magno /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Why The Race For A Coronavirus Vaccine Will Depend On Global Cooperation

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What It Would Take To Develop A Coronavirus Vaccine

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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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