https://www.who.int/westernpacific/emer ... oronavirus
Here's one current live blog on the situation:
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/02/08/coronav ... wuhan.html
Besides all the implications in terms of human costs (e.g. rapidly spreading infections, illness and deaths), travel (many airlines have reduced or cut service to/from China) and tourism, Wuhan + a bunch of cities being on lockdown, there are effects on supply chains and large companies (e.g. Apple stores closed in China, 2000+ Starbucks closed there), cruise ships where the passengers are held in quarantine, etc.
I saw this in the morning:
Coronavirus claims world's biggest capacity car plant
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/coronavi ... nance.html
edit: updated titleSeoul (AFP) - The most productive car factory in the world fell quiet on Friday as South Korea's Hyundai suspended operations at its giant Ulsan complex, hamstrung by a lack of parts with the coronavirus outbreak crippling China's industrial output.
The five-plant network can make 1.4 million vehicles annually, in a coastal location facilitating importing components and exporting cars globally.