[SARS vs CORONA] Why Coronavirus Is A Bigger Threat
China, Then And Now: Why Coronavirus Is A Bigger Threat To The Global Economy Than Previous Outbreaks
The coronavirus is likely to have a bigger economic impact than previous outbreaks thanks to a rapidly growing Chinese economy and its deeper commercial ties to the U.S. In 2003, when the SARS virus hit, China’s GDP was $1.6 trillion. Today, China’s GDP sits around $13 trillion.