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Coronavirus student guide: Virus explainer and news updates

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In this NewsHour Extra lesson, learn about the novel coronavirus and get the latest updates to share with your students. Continue reading

What students should know about the coronavirus

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Use this NewsHour Extra lesson to teach your students about the novel coronavirus. Continue reading

Zika virus shadow looms over summer Olympics in Rio

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Concern surrounding Zika virus has taken center stage in Brazil, as local organizers of the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympic Games assure the world that the country is safe for athletes and tourists. Continue reading

Health officials warn of spreading virus’ potential link to birth defects

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Essential question How does the international community respond to disease outbreaks that spread to numerous countries? The World Health Organization issued a strong…read more

How do hospitals care for Ebola patients?

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As Ebola cases have appeared outside West Africa, hospitals are facing the challenge of caring for patients infected by an aggressive virus with no cure. Continue reading

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