The Presidential Daily Brief

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  1. Coronavirus Claims Various New Victims

    Although the number of new infections fell below 2,000 for the first time since January, the head of a Wuhan hospital died today — becoming China's seventh medical worker fatality. With the death toll approaching 1,900, the coronavirus outbreak’s economic impact is spreading too: South Korean President Moon Jae-in spoke of an economic emergency, thanks to falling demand for Korean-made goods, while Apple announced it’s cutting sales projections for the first quarter.

    Why do Apple stats matter? Analysts consider the American company to be the most telling indicator of how the global economy’s doing.

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