Coronavirus: UK PM Johnson says failure to reopen schools not an option

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says that “failure to reopen schools is not an option,” the Sunday Telegraph newspaper reported.

Earlier this month, Johnson said reopening schools in September was a social, economic, and moral imperative, insisting schools would be able to operate safely despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Sunday Times reported this month that Johnson had ordered a public relations campaign to ensure schools open on time.

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