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As the U.S. Department of Justice cracks down on criminal activity related to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials said anyone caught intentionally spreading the novel coronavirus could face terrorism charges, according to a memo released by the department on Tuesday. RELATED: , FOX launches national hub for COVID-19 news and updates. "Threats or attempts to use COVID-19 as a weapon against Americans will not be tolerated," the memo says. Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen said in the memo that COVID-19 meets the statutory definition of a biological agent. FILE - City of Las Vegas operations and maintenance staff worker Denis Connelly pressure washes a bench at Centennial Hills Park. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) Full story

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