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Several luxury brands have highlighted a drop in sales in mainland China because of the coronavirus outbreak.

A former LVMH exec says the coronavirus outbreak is a ‘disaster’ for luxury brands as Chinese tourism evaporates

"I think it is a disaster for virtually every company in the sector," former LVMH chairman Pauline Brown told Yahoo Finance.
The cruise ship Diamond Princess anchored at Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama on February 7, 2020.

2 people from the Diamond Princess cruise ship have died from the coronavirus

The deaths came amid initial groups of passengers disembarking from the ship this week, and hundreds being evacuated back to the US.
Customers wearing face masks shop inside a supermarket following an outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Wuhan, Hubei province, China February 10, 2020.

The biggest breakdown yet of novel coronavirus cases suggests that 80% are mild. Some patients don’t show symptoms at all.

On the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship, more than half of the 621 coronavirus patients showed no symptoms.
Taxi-hailing app Didi Kuaidi controls around 90 per cent of the Chinese market.

Coronavirus fears prompt Chinese ride-hailing app DiDi to install protective sheets in vehicles and give masks to drivers

The sheets are supposed to block transmission of the virus between riders and drivers, and have already been used in some Chinese cities.

‘A new risk to the global growth outlook’: Here’s what the Fed said about the coronavirus outbreak at its last meeting

The Federal Reserve deemed current market risks as "somewhat more favorable" to those seen in late 2019 as coronavirus fears replaced trade tensions.
"Final Fantasy VII Remake" is one of the biggest PlayStation 4 games of 2020, and it was scheduled to be shown at PAX East 2020.

PlayStation is skipping a major video-game conference because of ‘increasing concerns’ over the coronavirus outbreak

Sony's PlayStation group is pulling games and staff from the year's first major gaming convention because of the coronavirus outbreak.
A passenger waits for a Delta Airlines flight.

A couple flew on Delta from Hawaii to Japan and then tested positive for coronavirus. Now the airline is notifying the other passengers.

A Japanese couple flew from Hawaii to Japan on Delta Flight 611 on February 6. They tested positive for the coronavirus after they returned home.
The entrance to an H1N1 facility in Arlington, Texas, in 2009.

12 of the deadliest disease outbreaks in history

These diseases throughout history, from the Black Death and cholera to HIV/AIDS and coronavirus, have caused universal alarm.
Passengers wearing masks are seen at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai, China Jan. 27, 2020.

A top research firm lays out a bleak coronavirus scenario that would cause global growth to slow significantly in 2020

IHS Markit's base case sees China lifting confinement measures in February, while a "severe" situation projects quarantines lasting through the month.