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Philippines Bans Arrivals From 20 Countries Over New Virus Strain

Philippines Bans Arrivals From 20 Countries Over New Virus Strain

The Philippines will shut its borders to foreigners arriving from 20 countries and territories in a bid to prevent a new strain of coronavirus entering the nation, officials said Tuesday. The ban on travellers from places including Australia, France, Japan and Hong Kong comes as the archipelago braces for a post-Christmas surge in the virus that has infected nearly half a million...

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