Pope Francis wipes his nose during Ash Wednesday Mass inside the Basilica of Santa Sabina in Rome. Photo: AP

Pope Francis cancels visit with Rome priests over ‘slight’ illness amid Italy coronavirus outbreak

  • No word from Vatican about nature of ‘indisposition’, but pontiff was seen coughing and blowing nose during Ash Wednesday event
  • Three more coronavirus patients die in Italy, bringing death toll to 17, with 650 infected
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Pope Francis wipes his nose during Ash Wednesday Mass inside the Basilica of Santa Sabina in Rome. Photo: AP
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