- Oct 9, 2009
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Key maps and charts explaining how the respiratory virus has spread around the world and how it is being dealt with.
The new year holiday has been extended by three days, in an attempt to contain the outbreak.
Worries over the virus' spread hit financial markets, with stocks from Wall Street to Tokyo down.
Chinese overseas are concerned for their own health and that of their families back home.
Inevitably, it will have economic consequences. But how severe and how far will they spread?
The Lunar New Year, during which Chinese citizens return to their hometowns, likely played a role in the mass exodus.
A new report indicates that the deadly Chinese coronavirus may not actually have originated at a wet market in Wuhan
Scientists found that 13 out of 41 cases were linked to the market and that the first reported case of the virus was also not linked to the market.