CGTN America
CGTN America 22 May 2020

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The job market is tough due to coronavirus pandemic. CGTN speaks with a career counselor on what to do so you are job ready.

A new cluster of six COVID-19 cases linked to a doctor who travelled to Quebec and didn't self-isolate on his return is being thoroughly investigated, says New Brunkswick's Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Jennifer Russell.

Britain has announced it's putting over $10 million into a new study to examine the long-term impact of COVID-19 on patients.

The disease causes not just severe respiratory issues. It can also produce a variety of physical and mental challenges that are very hard to shake. That's given rise to the term "long haulers."
Nurse Josephine Peter was planning to return to South Africa but recently passed away after contracting COVID-19.
From Afganistan to Myanmar, and Syria to nations in Africa, school buildings are being bombed or used by armed groups in conflict zones.
Students are missing out on schooling and teachers are threatened.
A situation now worsened by the pandemic.
The UN is particularly concerned about more than seventy five million young people living in 35 crisis-affected countries
It says they're in urgent need of educational support.
The world body recently adopted a resolution establishing September 9 as the International Day to Protect Education from Attack.
It aims to ensure schools remain safe and says governments should protect and increase funding for educational institutions in humanitarian emergencies.
That resolution was presented by Qatar and co-sponsored by 62 countries.
But how can it make a difference on the ground?
And what does it take to secure education in times of armed conflicts?

Presenter: Kim Vinell

Therese Curran, Regional Education Advisor for Middle East at the Norwegian Refugee Council
Maleiha Malik, Executive Director at Protection of Education in Insecurity and Conflict for Education Above All

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