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Countries Take Drastic Measures, Markets Tumble Over Coronavirus Fears

Share prices on U.S. markets had their worst week since the 2008 global recession on Friday. Elsewhere, stocks fell further as fears about the COVID-19 virus, which originated in China, grow worldwide. This came as more nations announced their first coronavirus cases and some took drastic measures to contain its spread. VOA correspondent Mariama Diallo reports.

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Source:: VOANews.Com