COVID-19: French government weighs tighter restrictions as virus spreads

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    France is looking to tighten coronavirus restrictions, with further limits on social gatherings likely on the table. Simon Clarke, microbiologist at the University of Reading, says the aim is to reduce interpersonal interactions that the virus requires to be transmitted.

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