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Monica Muthuma has been selling fruits, vegetables and dawa for five years at this stand. Since the pandemic began peaking in Kenya, she says, her ginger-infused drink has taken center stage at her store. Eyder Peralta/ NPR hide caption

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Looking For A Comfort Drink For The Pandemic? Kenyans Love Their Fruity, Gingery Dawa

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Top to bottom: must-watch TV shows that people are binge-watching around the world: The Bad Kids in China, Pasión de Gavilanes in Colombia, and Tehran in Israel. Youtube/ Screenshots by NPR hide caption

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Beyoncé puts a conversation about Africa on the front line with her visual album Black Is King, which premiered on Disney+. Parkwood Entertainment/Disney + via AP hide caption

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Left: Tech entrepreneur Ruchit Garg is helping farmers connect to customers in India. Center: A mariachi band brings music and joy to the streets of Colombia during lockdown. Right: Designer Rhea Shah created an affordable cardboard bed for health facilities in India. Rohit Garg; Jorge Calle; Pritesh Prajapati hide caption

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Rohit Garg; Jorge Calle; Pritesh Prajapati

From left: Comedians Natasha Chandel, Abdullah Afzal and Mariam Sobh. They each performed a set during the Socially Distant Eid Comedy Night Special, a virtual event hosted by the Concordia Forum. Facebook/ Screengrabs by NPR hide caption

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Uganda's Bobi Wine, left, and Puerto Rico's Bad Bunny have released songs about the coronavirus. Joel Saget/AFP via Getty Images; John Parra/Getty Images for Spotify hide caption

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Farmers Anil Geela, left, and Pilli Tirupati do their version of the Kiki Challenge, dancing to Drake's song "In My Feelings." In the mud. With oxen. My Village Show Vlogs via YouTube/screenshot by NPR hide caption

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"The Lion King," released in 1994 and one of the top grossing U.S. films of all time, is celebrated at a Disney fan event in Anaheim, Calif. Image Group LA/Disney via Getty Images hide caption

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Dolce & Gabbana released a set of video ads, featuring a model using chopsticks and struggling to eat different types of Italian food. L.Dope / 生活興奮劑 via YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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