Factories and stores across China have largely remained closed after the Lunar New Year, which is affecting the domestic economy and international markets as well. (Image: via Pexels /  CC0 1.0)

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The coronavirus is not only challenging healthcare systems across the world, it is also damaging the idea of globalization. Factories and stores across China have largely remained closed after the Lunar New Year. This has affected the domestic economy and…

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