Confusion over the UK's plan for lifting coronavirus restrictions

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is shown in a photograph from above standing at a podium with his hand outstretched.

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a parliament session amid the coronavirus outbreak in London, Britain, May 11, 2020.

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out his exit strategy for how the UK comes out of lockdown. But not everyone is backing it, including leading lawmakers from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. And, when the globe first learned about the new coronavirus emerging in China, we were basically told to watch out for two things: a fever or a persistent, dry cough. But, a lot has changed since then in terms of what we know about the symptoms of COVID-19. Also, "Table for One" is a new restaurant pop-up in Sweden with just one table and one chair in the middle of a meadow — perhaps ideal for social distancing.


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