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Pandemic deprives 463 million children of education

The Covid-19 pandemic deprived 463 million children, who were unable to take distance classes, during the school closure period, according to a report by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) published this Wednesday ( 26).

“The large number of children whose education has been completely interrupted for months is a worldwide educational emergency,” Unicef director Henrietta Fore warned in a statement.

“The repercussions may be noticed in economies and societies in the coming decades”, he continued.

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