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Boris Johnson warned the government ‘will not hesitate to take further measures’ if the coronavirus outbreak worsens in the UK, during a briefing with the chief medical officer, Chris Whitty, and the government’s chief scientific adviser, Patrick Vallance. Whitty said it is possible the UK will see more localised outbreaks of Covid-19 than in the spring See all our coronavirus coverage UK coronavirus live: ‘We will not hesitate to take further measures’ if pandemic worsens, Johnson warnsGuardian News YouTube Channel
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