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Australia widens coronavirus testing as death toll rises

Reuters Wednesday, 25 March 2020
Australia will expand coronavirus testing, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday, as Canberra struggles to contain an outbreak that it said has killed nine people in the country.
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