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Uber suspends 240 accounts in Mexico to prevent coronavirus spreading

Reuters Sunday, 2 February 2020
U.S. ride-hailing application Uber Technologies Inc. said on Saturday that it suspended 240 accounts of users in Mexico who may recently have come in contact with someone possibly infected with the new coronavirus.
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Reuters reports ride-hailing company Uber suspended 240 accounts of users in Mexico on Saturday. The accounts are of drivers who may recently have come in contact with someone possibly infected with the new coronavirus. The virus is believed to have originated late last year from illegally traded...

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