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Worldwide, 463 mn children can’t access virtual schooling: UN

© Carlos MAMANI Alvaro Cabrera, 10, searches for a cellphone signal atop a hill near Manazo, Peru while trying to take part in a virtual class; the UN says Covid-19 and school closures have left millions of children worldwide unable to access distance education

August 27 (AFP) - Amid the Covid-19 pandemic and widespread school closures, at least one-third of students affected around the world lack access to virtual education, according to a UN study released Wednesday. In all, an estimated 463 million children lack the equipment or electronic access to pursue distance learning, said the report from UNICEF. "The sheer number of children ...

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Virtual reality may help relieve pain during childbirth

A woman tests a virtual reality headset "VR One" developed by a German manufacturer Zeiss at the Gamescom 2015 fair in Cologne, Germany August 5, 2015. The Gamescom convention, Europe's largest video games trade fair, runs from August 5 to August 9. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Feb 13 (Reuters Health) - Immersion in virtual reality may relieve some of the pain of contractions before childbirth, a small study suggests. In a half-hour test among 40 hospitalized women in labor, those who used VR headsets that provided relaxing scenes and messages reported pain reductions compared with those who didn’t get headsets, researchers said in a presentation at ...

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