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Plastic partitions, temperature checks, and socially distanced classrooms: How countries are reopening schools following coronavirus closures

Coronavirus lockdown measures have partially or fully closed schools for over 60% of the world’s student population across 186 countries and territories, according to UNESCO. After closing schools to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, a handful of countries like Denmark and Japan have started reopening them. Reopening strategies range […]
Plastic partitions, temperature checks, and socially distanced classrooms: How countries are reopening schools following coronavirus closures
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Eastern Europe is recording lower coronavirus infections and lifting lockdowns earlier than their richer, more developed Western European counterparts. Here’s why.

Countries in eastern Europe are yet to see coronavirus outbreaks as severe as those in western Europe. Spain, Italy, France, Germany, and the UK are the worst-affected countries after the US. But the likes of Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia are relatively unscathed. In part, this is due […]
Eastern Europe is recording lower coronavirus infections and lifting lockdowns earlier than their richer, more developed Western European counterparts. Here’s why.
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Ranked: The countries with the tallest people in the world

Height varies a lot around the world – and some countries have a definite lead. Using medical data, INSIDER calculated average height figures for the 25 tallest countries – which skews heavily towards nations in Europe. Scroll down to see the nations with the tallest people on earth. Visit INSIDER’s […]
Ranked: The countries with the tallest people in the world
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