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Coronavirus increases Iran's isolation, strains South Korea and Italy

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A taxi driver wears protective mask and gloves to prevent contracting coronavirus, as he drives in the street in Teheran.

[DUBAI] Iran's coronavirus death toll rose to 16 on Tuesday, the highest outside China, increasing its international isolation as dozens of countries from South Korea to Italy accelerated emergency measures to curb the epidemic's global spread.

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