GREENSBORO, N.C. — The coronavirus is quickly spreading in China and the U.S. government is making sure Americans are getting out of the country as quickly as possible. Still, health officials say the risk of an American getting the virus here is low.
The Four 2 Five invited UNCG Economics Professor, Martin Anderson, to the table to talk about the impact the outbreak could have on the economy.
Anderson says in the past outbreaks have had relatively short-lived consequences on the economy. But, he says the U.S. economy and the Chinese economy are more closely linked now and effects in China could spill over into our economy.
He points out that the unemployment rate, GDP growth and imports and exports from China are used as