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This week, we’re taking a look at the Covid-19 crisis from a child’s perspective. Between new and daunting ways of schooling, closed-down play areas, cancelled holidays and the arrival of worrying face masks, the end of lockdown hasn’t brought much relief to France’s younger generation, who have their own take on events. We hear from a few of them.
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Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.
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- a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
- shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)
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