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290 million students out of school as global virus battle intensifies

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An empty classroom in a school in Itay. Almost 300 million students worldwide faced weeks at home with Italy the latest country to shut schools over the deadly new coronavirus.

[ROME] Almost 300 million students worldwide faced weeks at home with Italy the latest country to shut schools over the deadly new coronavirus, as the IMF urged an all-out global offensive against the epidemic.

More than 95,000 people have been infected and over 3,200 have died worldwide...

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