Hong Kong suspends in person secondary school classes

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Hong Kong is suspending all in-person secondary school classes starting Monday. The decision was made after COVID-19 cases were reported in schools. International flight bans and other social distancing measures will also be extended. Meanwhile, a mass hamster cull is underway as a pet shop worker was infected with Delta variant. Anne Cheng has more from Hong Kong.

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