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Coronavirus: Philippines stops nurses from working abroad; Vietnam PM wants eased restrictions

The Philippine government suspended the sending abroad of nurses, and their assistants and aides because the annual limit of 5,000 health care workers deployed has been reached.The processing of permits for the medical workers has been suspended immediately, Bernard Olalia, head of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration, said in a June 1 statement posted on the agency’s website.The Philippines, which sends thousands of medical staff overseas to work every year, is seeking to…

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