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U.K. Tops 100,000 Deaths as European Nations Move Toward Requiring Medical-Grade Masks

HeadlineJan 27, 2021

In international news, Britain has topped 100,000 coronavirus deaths — the world’s fifth-highest death toll. Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressed the nation to mark the grim milestone.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson: “I am deeply sorry for every life that has been lost. And, of course, as prime minister, I take full responsibility for everything that the government has done.”

Several European countries, including Germany, are making medical-grade masks mandatory in some indoor public spaces. France is also recommending medical masks over fabric ones.

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