Coronavirus: Iraqis seem unwilling to heed new restrictions

The Iraqi government is banning large public gatherings in a bid to fight the spread of coronavirus.

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    Iraq’s government has banned large public gatherings as coronavirus spreads. It’s also ordered cafes, restaurants and clubs to close.

    But in Baghdad, life appears to be going on as normal and some business owners think the government's response is exaggerated.

    Al Jazeera’s Rob Matheson reports from Baghdad, Iraq.


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