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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Live: British university starts new semester amid COVID-19探访疫情下的英国开学季” – below is their description.
More than 2 million freshmen in the UK start their university lives in October. So far, at least 6,000 novel coronavirus cases have been confirmed in 80 universities in the UK. Universities have been hit hard by the second wave of the pandemic. Are British universities fully prepared to reopen amid COVID-19? Today we visit the University of Southampton to see what measures it is taking to prevent COVID-19 and ensure the safety and health of students.CGTN YouTube Channel
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