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These 5 charts show the impact COVID-19 is having on children around the world

1.5 billion children have been out of school - sparking an education crisis around the world. Image: REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Kate Whiting
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Children suffering with malnutrition.
Children suffering with malnutrition. Image: World Health Organization
More than a billion children have been affected by school closures since March.
More than a billion children have been affected by school closures since March. Image: United Nations Sustainable Development Group
School meals can be a lifeline for many children.
School meals can be a lifeline for many children. Image: Save Our Future
UK parents reported more emotional difficulties among children aged four to 10.
UK parents reported more emotional difficulties among children aged four to 10. Image: University of Oxford
Children are missing out on vital vaccines during the pandemic.
Children are missing out on vital vaccines during the pandemic. Image: World Health Organization
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