Britain to register COVID-19 as 'notifiable disease' - BBC


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  • Wednesday, 04 Mar 2020

(Reuters) - Britain will formally register COVID-19, a disease caused by the new coronavirus, as "notifiable", BBC reported https://www.bbc.com/news/business-51730412 on Wednesday.

"To mitigate the impact on businesses, we will register COVID19 as a notifiable disease," BBC quoted a spokesperson for the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) as saying.

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