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Poland starts building wall on border with Belarus

Poland has started building a US$394 million wall on its eastern border intended to block migrants pushed by Belarus, in what the European Union calls a 'hybrid attack,' from crossing illegally into EU territory.

Migrants settle at the checkpoint logistics center 'Bruzgi' at the Belarus-Poland border near Grodno, Belarus, Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, green, cultured in the lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)