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Morocco World News
Lead: Moroccan police arrested a woman for spreading rumors about the outbreak of coronavirus in Morocco. The arrest took place on Monday.
Nut graph: The outbreak of the virus is spreading fear across the world. The disease first broke out in China in December 2019. More than 400 people have died due to the virus in China, with more than 20,000 cases confirmed.
Why this is newsworthy: This article highlights the Moroccan public’s concern over the quickly spreading Coronavirus, as well as the Moroccan government’s liberal use of arrest for false information on its citizens.