Losses on Asian stock markets mount as Saudi Arabia bans entry of religious pilgrims over virus fears. Follow our live news Trump puts VP Pence in charge of US responseStaff at Australian hospital racially abused over coronavirus panicMore new cases outside China than inside, says WHOCoronavirus map: how Covid-19 is spreading across the worldInquiry opens into hospitals at centre of Italy outbreak 5.22am GMT There’s a question on economic impacts.“Obviously the impact of a breakdown in supply chains or travel or right across the many sectors, there will be an impact on the economy,” says Morrison. 5.08am GMT Q: Will there be further extensions of the travel ban?A: It’s being monitored weekly, says Morrison. “The advice we received today was that on the balance of risks, further travel bans were not recommended.” Continue reading…
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