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'Stupid f******' virus': Conor McGregor reveals heartbreak after auntie dies of coronavirus and reveals illness could force him to stop shaking hands with fans as he tries to avoid falling sick Conor McGregor has revealed his mother's sister, Anne, passed away this week McGregor is angered by death but has praised Ireland's response to pandemic The UFC star says he will avoid shaking hands to protect his own health in future  Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should you see a doctor?

By Alec Fenn For Mailonline

Published: 11:03 GMT, 14 March 2020 | Updated: 11:17 GMT, 14 March 2020

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Conor McGregor has revealed his heartbreak following the death of his auntie after she contracted coronavirus. 

The UFC star uploaded a lengthy post to Instagram on Friday night, discussing his beloved auntie and the ongoing pandemic.  

He wrote: 'I was to announce to the world my donation to @Tunnel2Towers. A great day! A proud day, I brought my family with me to the studio. Sitting in the chair about to beam live to all the U.S morning talk shows.

Conor McGregor has revealed his heartbreak after his auntie died of coronavirus on Friday

Conor McGregor has revealed his heartbreak after his auntie died of coronavirus on Friday

McGregor revealed he took his family to Bull Island in Dublin as he processed the news

McGregor revealed he took his family to Bull Island in Dublin as he processed the news

McGregor's own career could be affected by coronavirus if UFC events are postponed

'I get a phone call telling me that my lovely little auntie Anne had passed away. I couldn’t go

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