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Pandemic threatens to veer out of control in U.S.

This is part of our Coronavirus Update series in which Harvard specialists in epidemiology, infectious disease, economics, politics, and other disciplines offer insights into what the latest developments in the COVID-19 outbreak may bring. Harvard public health experts said the nation’s COVID-19 epidemic is getting “quite out of hand” and that, with cases rising rapidly… Read More »

Coronavirus pandemic threatens to knock $1 trillion off global economy

By Adam Vaughan Markets are falling around the worldTomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images Financial markets around the world have suffered their worst week since the 2008 financial crash, as the economic impact of the covid-19 coronavirus edging towards a pandemic becomes clearer. Around $ 5 trillion has been wiped off share markets globally this week, with the… Read More »