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Merkel Says Germany Will Do Whatever It Takes to Fight Virus

  • German leader says 60%-70% of population potentially at risk
  • Merkel agrees that situation must be taken ‘very seriously’
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Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany will do whatever is required to limit the impact of the coronavirus on Europe’s biggest economy, weighing in for the first time at length on her country’s response to the growing crisis.