A family wearing masks and makeshift protection gear wait for their train at the Hongqiao high-speed railway station in Shanghai on February 11. More than 75,000 cases of coronavirus infection have so far been reported with over 2,000 deaths. Photo: Bloomberg
Richard Harris
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Harris

The economic impact of the coronavirus has been quick and sharp. But how long will it last?

  • From the epicentre in China to the rest of the world connected by trade and supply links, no industry or sector is apparently safe from the damage wrought by the epidemic. The longer-term costs are hard to predict, but pain is certain
A family wearing masks and makeshift protection gear wait for their train at the Hongqiao high-speed railway station in Shanghai on February 11. More than 75,000 cases of coronavirus infection have so far been reported with over 2,000 deaths. Photo: Bloomberg
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