SEOUL / BEIJING (Reuters) – The streets of Korea's fourth largest city were abandoned on Thursday, with residents hiding in their homes after dozens of people encountered new coronaviruses in what the authorities described. is a super spread event at the church.
The shopping malls and movie theaters in Daegu, a city of 2.5 million people, have become one of the most striking images outside of China of an outbreak the international authorities are trying to prevent. become a global pandemic.
New research shows this virus is more contagious than previously thought added to the alarm.
In China, where the virus has killed more than 2,100 people and infected nearly 75,000, officials have changed the method of reporting infections, creating new suspicions about the data they have cited as being testify to their containment strategy in action.
US stocks fell on Thursday and gold prices hit their highest level in seven years as investors sought safe havens amid worries about coronavirus's economic impact. (MKTS / GLOB) US manufacturers are scrambling for alternative sources as the supply chain in China, the world's factory, is depleted.
"If you look at the supply chain today, if China is affected, everyone in the world will suffer," Chinese ambassador to the United States in Geneva, Chen Xu, told reporters. . Coronavirus news online site – here
In South Korea, Daegu Mayor Kwon Young-jin told people to stay indoors after 90 people worshiped at a church showed symptoms and dozens …
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