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    Virus Prompts Telecommuting, Market Drops

    Don't come in. That's what some companies in Europe, at least, are telling their employees as the new coronavirus outbreak threatens to derail more business activity. While it's already frozen supply chains in China, the outbreak's effects are being felt elsewhere, such as London's OMG media group, which sent 1,000 employees home when one worker exhibited symptoms after traveling through Singapore.

    Are markets still reeling? Yes, with European and Japanese stock indexes dropping more than 2 percent today after five days of steep losses on Wall Street.

    OZY examines how the virus is debilitating cruise lines.

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