Coronavirus likely to have severe but short-lived economic impact

By John Kemp

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If what the commentary says is correct and that is the coronavirus doesn't like hot weather, if that's the case the panic in the Northern hemisphere should be over by June 2020, the big question is will countries in the southern hemisphere be as effected during their winter.

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me thinks severe and long term effects. This will affect the culture of all countries involved.

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@Andrew: Very true and as the earth moves around the sun, the switch can go on forever.

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Silver lining? Good chance to get some bargains?

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Growing up, Mom told me many times what she experienced in the flu epidemic of 1918-19. The number of neighbors in New York who died was shocking. I hope we do not have to go through anything like that again.

Things would be less frightening if we had competent leadership in Washington.

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Is COVID19 beginning to the end of globalisation?

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