As of Sunday, more than 17,000 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed and 361 people have died in China. That fatality rate is now higher than what was seen during the SARS outbreak in 2002 and 2003. Millions of people are under lockdown to prevent the spread of the virus. Major airlines have suspended flight service to China and many businesses remain closed. Chinese markets reopened this morning after the New Year break and went down sharply.
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