China and coronavirus

The virus has breached China’s borders, deaths and global infections are climbing and the WHO has declared a public health emergency. Companies and markets are feeling the impact. Here’s the best of this week’s opinion and analysis

© FT montage; Getty Images | The new coronavirus (related to the MERS virus shown in this transmission electron microscope image by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) has spread from the Chinese city of Wuhan