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COVID-19: Caution urged as Nigeria plans schools reopening

By Guardian Exclusive
30 July 2020   |   8:19 am
Nigeria's plan to reopen schools is receiving some backlash from some parents, The Nigerian Medical Association, and The Nigerian Union of Teachers.

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