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    Children Vulnerable to Abuse Are Imperiled as Caseworkers Stay Home

    Scores of investigations into allegations of abuse or neglect have been delayed or sharply curtailed during the coronavirus pandemic, records and interviews show.

    One in Three Children Have Unacceptably High Lead Levels, Study Says

    “Children around the world are being poisoned by lead on a massive and previously unrecognized scale,” according to the study, a collaboration of UNICEF and Pure Earth, an advocacy group.
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    33,844,178
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on September 30, 2020 5:35 am
    Italy
    313,011
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on September 30, 2020 5:35 am
    Spain
    758,172
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on September 30, 2020 5:35 am
    Iran
    453,637
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on September 30, 2020 5:35 am
    Germany
    290,466
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on September 30, 2020 5:35 am

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