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The US military has set up 15 coronavirus quarantine camps on its bases, and 600 citizens are still isolated there

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The US and many other countries have evacuated citizens from Wuhan, China, because of a coronavirus outbreak that has killed at least 1,380 people and infected more than 64,000.
US evacuees are being quarantined for 14 days , since the CDC says the virus' incubation period ranges from two days to two weeks.
The Department of Defense and CDC have approved at least 15 US military bases as quarantine camps. Here's where they are.
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Three US citizens evacuated from Wuhan, China, tested positive for the novel coronavirus this week.
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More than 64,000 infected, GDP cuts, and SARS parallels: Here's how bad the global economy could get as the coronavirus outbreak rages

More than 64,000 infected, GDP cuts, and SARS parallels: Here's how bad the global economy could get as the coronavirus outbreak rages

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Coronavirus has infected 64,000 and killed 1,380 so far. And as the health crisis worsens, it's become increasingly clear that the outbreak will have wide-reaching economic consequences.
China's economy is forecast to grow by the smallest margin since the Great Recession - news that will hit its embattled and vulernable banking sector hard.
The fallout is also expected to bleed into the US economy: 88% of economists predict a 0.5% hit to quarterly growth.
Equity markets worldwide have whipsawed as investors react to new daily developments on the spread of the disease.
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