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    “In Africa, making use of the Ebola epidemic experience to combat coronavirus”, by Kadiatou Bah and Salifou Camara.

    Photo: Dominic Chavez/World Bank

    Guineans have drawn lessons from Ebola, which has killed more than 2,500 people in our country. The country had neglected the disease when the first cases began in 2013 in a forest region around 900 kilometers from the capital. The first victims were not isolated, which encouraged contamination until an effective strategy was de...

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    “Education Support Professionals Need Protection Now!”, by Rae Nwosu.

    Photo: Phil Roeder/Flickr

    As president of the National Council of Education Support Professionals of the National Education Association (USA), I have the distinct honor of representing Education Support Professionals (ESPs) across the United States. We are crossing guards, bus drivers & bus monitors, paraeducators, secretaries, custodians, interpreters...

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    “Hong Kong and Its Education Under the Threat of Covid-19”, by IP Kin-yuen.

    Photo: LN9267/Wikimedia commons

    This is not the first time that Hong Kong faces a coronavirus attack. The bitter experience of SARS in 2003 which cost 299 lives (including eight medical staff) was horrible and unforgettable. That was the reason why HK citizens responded so quickly to the outbreak of a similar coronavirus and the emergence of the first confirme...

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