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UK to open temporary London hospital to tackle coronavirus outbreak

Reuters Tuesday, 24 March 2020 ()
Britain will open a new temporary hospital next week at the Excel exhibition centre in London to treat as many as 4,000 people, health minister Matt Hancock said on Tuesday.
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News video: Medical activity at temporary coronavirus hospital in London

Medical activity at temporary coronavirus hospital in London 00:59

Medical professionals have started descending on London’s ExCel centre to help tackle coronavirus. The building is being made into a temporary unit called the NHS Nightingale Hospital. It will have two wards, each with capacity for 2,000 people. Soldiers in fatigues were spotted at the exhibition...

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