Headline RoundupMarch 24th, 2020

Great Britain, India Enact Nationwide Lockdowns

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Great Britain and India have each enacted a nationwide lockdown, calling for people to stay at home to prevent further spread of the coronavirus. India's lockdown applies to roughly 1.3 billion people and will last at least three weeks. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pledged $2 billion to aid with healthcare efforts. Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the United Kingdom levied the lockdown after pleas for citizens to stay at home were deemed insufficient.

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