As some countries ease lockdowns, UK's Boris Johnson asks Britons to be patient

April 27, 2020

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks outside 10 Downing Street after recovering from the coronavirus, in London, England, April 27, 2020.


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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is back on the job and urging the public to be patient with the lockdown restrictions. Meanwhile, the British parliament is back up and running though, without the traditional rancor for which the body is known. And, different countries are enforcing rules on self-isolation and quarantine differently. In the Philippines, a large part of the country is on lockdown with potentially deadly curfews. Also, the "Corona Diaries" gives people an opportunity to share their experiences of life under lockdown. 

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