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Number in the News: 20,000 — Have the past few months made you want to scream?

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From The World and PRX, this is The Number in the News. Today’s number: 20,000.

Life under lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus can be stressful. The destruction and uncertainty from the pandemic seen across the globe this year has left many people feeling scared and frustrated. Perhaps a good, long scream would help? People in Iceland think it's worth a shot. Some 20,000 people have sent in their recorded screams to be played aloud in an Icelandic landscape.

The Number in the News is a daily flash briefing for your smart speaker that we’re featuring as a special here in The World’s podcast feed. Listen to the Number in the News every morning to hear a shareable story in just two minutes. It’s one number you won’t forget, plus why it’s in the news today. Click here to add The Number in the News to your smart speaker News Briefing on an Amazon or Google smart speaker. Produced by The World’s Bianca Hillier.

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