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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II leaves after the annual Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in London, Britain March 9, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II will make an extremely rare nationwide address to the nation on Sunday as it grapples with an increasingly deadly coronavirus outbreak. “Her Majesty The
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ABUJA (Reuters) – Governments across Africa are teaming up with technology giants including Facebook and WhatsApp to fight misinformation about coronavirus on social media platforms that could propel the pandemic on a continent with shaky healthcare systems. A man opens the Facebook page on his computer in Abuja, Nigeria March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde South
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian authorities will open a pop-up coronavirus testing clinic next to Sydney’s Bondi Beach on Wednesday as health workers try to contain clusters of infections across the country. A closed McDonald’s dining is seen following the implementation of stricter social-distancing and self-isolation rules to limit the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
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FILE PHOTO: A soldier is seen at the military mobile hospital that will care for patients infected with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in San Miguel, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Matias Baglietto BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina’s President Alberto Fernandez said on Sunday that the country would extend a mandatory nationwide
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The rate of spread of the novel coronavirus in Australia has halved in recent days, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday as he announced an additional A$1.1 billion ($680 million) to expand telemedicine care and other health services. FILE PHOTO: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks during a state memorial honouring
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