Coronavirus: A View From Hong Kong : The Indicator from Planet Money As coronavirus fears roiled markets this week, we hear from Bloomberg's Tracy Alloway, who's based in Hong Kong, about what it's like to live in a city in the throes of an outbreak
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Coronavirus: A View From Hong Kong

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Coronavirus: A View From Hong Kong

Coronavirus: A View From Hong Kong

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BANGKOK, THAILAND - FEBRUARY 28: People wear N95 face masks on the Sukhumvit MRT train platform on February 28, 2020 in Bangkok, Thailand.(Photo by Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images)
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Fears about coronavirus have been hammering the global economy. The markets saw their worst week since 2008 and the Federal Reserve announced that it was prepared to step in to help the economy if necessary. Also companies from Apple to Nike announced their earnings and supply chains would be impacted by the virus. Tracy Alloway covers markets for Bloomberg in Hong Kong. We talked to her about the economic impact of the virus as well as what it's like to live in a city in the grip of an outbreak

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