The Viral Economy
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The emerging novel coronavirus epidemic that began in Wuhan, China, in late 2019 is fast becoming one of the most pressing global issues of 2020. What is no longer in doubt is that this is a more severe and deadly outbreak than the previous SARS and MERS outbreaks, both of which had serious consequences on the public-health and economic Richter scales. Now the world is waiting, anxious to see whether the outbreak becomes a pandemic.
Unfortunately, it will be.
To that end, SNS has created this new recurring report, designed to inform readers of the severity of the virus while defining its economic consequences.
We aim to offer a more accurate reporting of both the situation as it stands and the subsequent ripple effects in the global economy.