People wearing face masks walk down a deserted street in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. Photo: AP

China coronavirus: Fears of economic contagion grow as cities turn into ghost towns

  • As coronavirus has spread from Wuhan, many Chinese cities have become virtual ghost towns amid aggressive measures to contain the disease
  • There are signs the economic impact could be deeper than during the severe acute respiratory syndrome epidemic in 2002-2003
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People wearing face masks walk down a deserted street in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. Photo: AP
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