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REFILE-Dubai's Emirates Group sees slowdown due to coronavirus - document

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DUBAI, March 1 (Reuters) - Dubai's Emirates Group has seen a "measurable slowdown" in business from the coronavirus outbreak and has asked staff to take paid and unpaid leave, according to an internal email seen by Reuters.

A spokeswoman for Emirates, one of the world's biggest international airlines, confirmed the email had been sent to employees but declined to comment further. (Reporting by Alexander Cornwell; Writing by Yousef Saba; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)