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As a teacher, I believe Abe was right to close Japan's schools

Despite abrupt end to term, decision puts children's health first

| Japan
An empty classroom at an elementary school in Osaka on Mar. 2.   © Kyodo

Late at night on February 27, my colleagues and I received an email from the deputy headmaster at the school where we teach announcing that there would be an emergency faculty meeting the next morning.

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