World Ready to Freak?

Though it is still early to make predictions, if the coronavirus epidemic explodes in a place outside China the entire world will freak. Already Singapore’s prime minister is urging citizens to stay calm following a wave of panic buying that emptied many supermarket shelves of essential goods after the government raised the risk alert level over the new virus. Pictures on social media showed people flocking to buy toilet paper, canned food and instant noodles from supermarkets.

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