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We’re facing a ‘generational catastrophe’ in education, UN warns

We’re facing a ‘generational catastrophe’ in education, UN warns

The world is facing a “generational catastrophe” because of school closures during the coronavirus pandemic, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday. “Getting students back into schools and learning institutions as safely as possible must be a top priority,” once local transmission of Covid-19 is under control, he added. Guterres said that in mid-July, schools were…MORE

What you need to know about coronavirus on Tuesday, August 4

What you need to know about coronavirus on Tuesday, August 4

Two more teenagers, between the ages of 14 and 17, have died from Covid-19 in Florida — bringing the total deaths of children and teens in the state to seven. More than 38,000 minors have contracted the coronavirus in Florida, a hotpot of the pandemic in the United States. The deaths are a reminder that while…MORE

Eaten water beetles stay alive by escaping through the predator’s anus

Eaten water beetles stay alive by escaping through the predator’s anus

Because of their small size, water beetles might have been kicked around since they were born — but thanks to abnormal survival strategies, they’re “stayin’ alive” after predators eat them. Meet the aquatic beetle Regimbartia attenuata, which can survive a journey through a dark-spotted frog’s gut and exit alive through its feces, according to a…MORE

What you need to know about coronavirus on Monday, August 3

No one is safe from the coronavirus. Dr. Deborah Birx really wants that message to hit home. The White House coronavirus response coordinator warned yesterday that the United States had entered a “new phase” in the pandemic. “What we are seeing today is different from March and April. It is extraordinarily widespread,” Birx told CNN,…MORE

Thousands gather in Berlin to protest against Covid-19 restrictions

Thousands gather in Berlin to protest against Covid-19 restrictions

A large crowd of far-right groups gathered for a “sit-in” at Berlin’s iconic Brandenburg Gate on Saturday to protest against the German government’s coronavirus restrictions. A march earlier Saturday that was criticized by police for not adhering to rules on social distancing and face masks was halted by organizers. The march, which was named by…MORE

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