The fast-moving coronavirus isn’ t just confounding health officials. The Dow Jones industrial plunged 878 points— 3%— after plummeting more than 1,000 points Monday, the sharpest drop in two years. The outbreak will have a significant effect on worldwide demand for tourism, travel, and other services, economic officials say.
—President Donald Trump faces a critical personal challenge in grappling with the new coronavirus outbreak: asking Americans to believe him after he and some of his top advisers have contradicted federal scientists in playing down the threat. But he continued to minimize the risk, saying the outbreak“ may get a little bigger; it may not get bigger at all.” And he…Read more