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SoftBank CEO backtracks after taking flak on Twitter over offer of free virus tests

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Just hours after Mr Son made his proposal, he returned to Twitter to say he was reconsidering, given the negative reaction.

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SOFTBANK Group's Masayoshi Son broke a three-year silence on Twitter to express concern about the novel coronavirus and propose free testing - only to backtrack after his offer drew criticism.

The Japanese billionaire first tweeted this week to say he is "worried about the...

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