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Schools get the brunt of latest COVID wave in South Carolina

In the past few weeks, South Carolina has set records for COVID-19 hospitalizations and new cases have approached peak levels of last winter. Classes, schools and entire districts have gone virtual, leaving parents frustrated ...

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Israel to offer COVID jabs in schools to avoid closures

Israel said Monday it would offer COVID-19 vaccinations to students on school grounds as it announced the school year would open on time next week, despite surging coronavirus cases.

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New York City schools to close again as virus rate rises

New York City is shuttering schools to try to stop the renewed spread of the coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday in a painful about-face for one of the first big U.S. school systems to bring students back to ...

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New tool can detect COVID-19 outbreaks in U.S. counties

A new machine learning-based online tool developed by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Harvard Medical School (HMS), Georgia Tech and Boston Medical Center allows for early detection of COVID-19 outbreaks ...

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South Korean students forced online as global virus crisis deepens

Millions of South Korean students were ordered back to online classes Tuesday and Mexico launched a nationwide televised schooling programme, highlighting the deepening crisis for children as the coronavirus pandemic drags ...

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Experts recommend strict, costly approaches for reopening schools

Weary working parents aren't the only ones eager for their children to return to school in a few weeks. Many teachers, staff and administrators also want those classroom doors to reopen. Most importantly, kids are craving ...

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