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Stocks are sinking on fears of the deadly virus in China - 'Markets are worried about this spreading to more cities'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Global stocks dropped on Tuesday as investors braced for coronavirus to spread as hundreds of millions of people travel across Asia to celebrate Chinese New Year this weekend.
Travel, retail, and luxury goods stocks fell sharply on fears that the disease, which has already infected 224 people and killed four, will temper consumer demand.
"The worry is this is another SARS, an outbreak that saw thousands infected and led to hundreds of deaths," one analyst said.
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Fears Chinese New Year 2020 could intensify spread of coronavirus

Fears Chinese New Year 2020 could intensify spread of coronavirus

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Those travelling for the Lunar New Year are being closely screened by health authorities
Anxieties around the spread of deadly Chinese coronavirus are increasing as the country prepares to celebrate the Lunar New Year.
Millions of people are expected to travel by plane, train and bus ahead of the festival on Saturday, as authorities step-up precautions to control the outbreak.
Yesterday, China confirmed a fourth person had died from the virus which broke out in the central city of Wuhan in December.
More than 200 others have been infected with the disease that threatens to grow during the...
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