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China Coronavirus Scare The term public health emergency of international concern implies “a situation that is serious, unusual or unexpected; carries implications for public health beyond the affected State’s national border, and may require immediate international action”.

Companies Race to Develop Coronavirus drug The new coronavirus, COVID-19, which originated in China, has now spread to least 47 countries, infecting over 81,000 people and killing 3,000 people, with the majority of them in China, according to reports.

Ten Tech Innovations at CES 2020 The Consumer Electronics Show or CES 2020, the world's largest tech show, was held in Las Vegas in January this year. It is seen as a global stage for displaying the latest products and technologies in consumer electronics. It is the platform where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace and thus, attracts a lot of attention from the world media. The CES is organized by the Consumer Technology Association or CTA, the trade association representing the $401 billion U.S. consumer technology industry. The first CES was held in June 1967 in New York City. Over the years, CES has grown to become one of the most influential technology events in the world.

Central Bank Decisions In January Several central banks chose to leave interest rates unchanged at the start of 2020, while a few opted for a cut. Some central banks including the Federal Reserve voiced concern over the novel coronavirus outbreak in China and its expected adverse impact on the economy. Here is a look at some of the central bank decisions of January.