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LONDON (Reuters) – Panic buying by British shoppers escalated on Wednesday with shelves stripped bare by alarmed customers hoarding for the coronavirus isolation, prompting Tesco and Sainsbury’s to restrict purchases. Shoppers queue at a supermarket, as the number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases grow around the world, in London, Britain March 18, 2020. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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LONDON (Reuters) – The number of deaths of Britons with coronavirus jumped by 14 in the last 24 hours to 35, while the number of people diagnosed rose by 20% to 1,372, health authorities said on Sunday. The British government said earlier on Sunday it would step up its response to the crisis, including isolating
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A man wears a protective mask as he walks into Oxford Circus underground station in London, Britain March 13, 2020. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s government will ban mass gatherings from next week in an attempt to curb the coronavirus outbreak, an escalation of its crisis plan which critics had said was too relaxed.
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FILE PHOTO: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson holds a news conference addressing the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, at Downing Street in London, Britain March 12, 2020. REUTERS/Simon Dawson/Pool LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson has postponed May’s local and mayoral elections in England for a year due to the coronavirus outbreak, Johnson’s
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street in London, Britain, March 4, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet heads of technology companies on Wednesday to discuss ways of improving communication with the public over a coronavirus outbreak and to help model and track its spread,
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(Reuters) – Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus: FILE PHOTO: The ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China, is seen in an illustration released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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