4 thoughts on “A virus that even scares folks who can afford U.S. healthcare

  1. Cassandra says:

    President Donald Trump is reportedly furious that stocks are plunging, believing that health officials’ warnings have spooked investors, The Washington Post reported Tuesday night, citing two people familiar with the president’s thinking.
    The president has reportedly cautioned aides against forecasting the impact of the virus over fears that stocks could fall further, The Washington Post said.
    Meanwhile Trump’s National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow claimed the coronavirus-triggered selloff has created a buying opportunity for long-term investors. “The virus story is not going to last forever,” Kudlow said on CNBC’s “The Exchange.”
    https://www.cnbc.com/2020/02/25/trump-is-reportedly-furious-with-the-plunging-stock-market-due-to-coronavirus-fears.html
    Earlier one of the top officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Americans on Tuesday that health experts foresee the novel coronavirus that has killed thousands spreading in the United States.
    “We expect we will see community spread in this country,” said Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. “It’s not so much a question of if this will happen anymore, but rather more a question of exactly when this will happen and how many people in this country will have severe illness.”
    The agency tweeted Tuesday evening that Americans should think about getting ready. https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/25/health/coronavirus-us-american-cases/index.html

  2. Santayana says:

    “The Dow plummets 1100 points on coronavirus-fueled sell-off : The Dow registered a record one-day points drop, which was also its fourth 1,000-point decline in history.” https://www.aljazeera.com/ajimpact/correction-confirmed-markets-fall-virus-fears-200227221658823.html
    “Dow falls 1,191 points — the most in history” https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/27/investing/dow-stock-market-selloff/index.html
    Flashback: https://media.gettyimages.com/videos/montage-stacks-of-coins-topple-old-men-fall-to-side-dissolve-ext-video-id501306844

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