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What does the UK know about coronavirus that the rest of Europe doesn't?

London (CNN)There was something contradictory in Boris Johnson's speech about Britain's response to the coronavirus on Thursday. Flanked by the country's chief scientific and medical advisers, the Prime Minister announced that his government was moving to the "delay" phase of its plan to tackle the outbreak, and warned Britons that they were facing their "worst public health crisis for a generation" and should be prepared "to lose loved ones before their time." And yet, faced with such grave prospects, would the UK be taking the same stringent precautions as other affected countries? No, was the answer. At least not for now. The British government has repeatedly said it does not believe that banning large-scale gatherings and closing schoo ...