British hospitals say hit by suspected national cyber attack

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Posted: May 12, 2017 10:36 AM

LONDON (Reuters) - British hospitals said they were forced to divert emergencies on Friday after a suspected national cyber attack.

"Following a suspected national cyber attack we are taking all precautionary measures possible to protect our local NHS systems and services," NHS Merseyside? in the north of England said on Twitter.

(Writing by Guy Faulconbridge; editing by Stephen Addison)