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FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks on during a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) news conference inside 10 Downing Street, London, Britain March 19, 2020. Leon Neal/Pool via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday lamented the latest coronavirus data that showed a record increase of deaths in Britain, saying it was
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LONDON (Reuters) – Testing of frontline staff will go from the thousands to hundreds of thousands within the coming weeks, Public Health England’s Medical Director Yvonne Doyle said on Wednesday. “We are very committed to our NHS (National Health Service) frontline staff,” she told a news conference, declining to give more precise information on testing
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Paramedics and ambulances are seen outside the Excel Centre, London while it is being prepared to become the NHS Nightingale Hospital, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – The number of people with coronavirus who have died in Britain rose by 563 to
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LONDON (Reuters) – Edinburgh’s summer festivals, which include the International music and arts showcase and renowned “Fringe” comedy event, have been cancelled for the first time in more than 70 years because of coronavirus, organisers said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Performers from the Fourth Monkey Theatre Group sing in the Royal Mile during the Edinburgh
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LONDON (Reuters) – Lockdown and social distancing measures introduced by the British government to slow the spread of COVID-19 may already be working, according to preliminary research findings, and could soon see Britain’s epidemic of infections declining. A woman walks past graffiti on a wall in Brentford, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
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General view of an NHS drive through coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing facility in the car park of Chessington World of Adventures, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, Chessington, Britain, March 30, 2020. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Not all of the chemicals needed to produce coronavirus tests have always been available in
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