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Commenting on preventive measures against the coronavirus, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that an “operative board” — a coordination committee headed by Interior Minister Sándor Pintér — had been set up.

Steps must be coordinated between, for instance, the immigration police and the border guard, the prime minister said in his regular Friday morning interview to public broadcaster Kossuth Radio.

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The board includes professionals and the minister in charge of health care and the medical chief officer.

“There isn’t a problem right now but the issue must be taken seriously,” Orbán said, adding that he had asked Justice Minister Judit Varga to make sure regulations covering the spread of fake news that could cause panic are effective.

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