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Masks and sanitizer in hand, South Korean students resume classes

Government says university exams can't wait, but some high schoolers worry

Students have their temperatures checked as they return to a high school in Seoul on Wednesday.   © AFP/Jiji

SEOUL -- Armed with face masks and hand sanitizer, high school seniors across South Korea are heading back to school Wednesday, the first public school students in the country to resume face-to-face classes, and some of the first in Asia.

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