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Countries worst hit by coronavirus boost battle against epidemic

South Korea and China intensify measures in a bid to stem the virus.

The worst-hit countries continue to intensify their efforts to contain the new coronavirus.

In South Korea, the sale of masks is being restricted to two a week per person.

It has more than 7,000 coronavirus cases – the most outside of China.

Al Jazeera’s Divya Gopalan reports from Hong Kong on how governments in Asia and beyond are tackling the outbreak.