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England Set for Limited Lockdown to Slow Coronavirus


LONDON—British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a nationwide lockdown in England, the latest move in a widening European effort to contain the coronavirus’s resurgence. From Thursday, bars, restaurants and nonessential stores must close, and people must stay at home, with limited exceptions for work, education and exercise, Mr. Johnson said at a news conference. Schools will remain open.

“We’ve got to be humble in the face of nature. In this country, alas, as across much of Europe, the virus is spreading even faster…

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